UPDATE: Driver identified in early morning fatal crash in Millsboro

MILLSBORO, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning crash that claimed the life of a Millsboro man.

Police say the incident happened at around 1:15 a.m. Thursday, in the area of Handy Road just south of Dickerson Road. A Jeep Cherokee was traveling northbound on Handy Road when the driver lost control due to unsafe speed and drove off the west edge of the road, hitting a large tree.

The driver and sole occupant was a 24-year-old Anthony Wilkinson. According to police, he was not properly restrained at the time of the crash, and was taken to Beebe Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The crash continues to remain under investigation.

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