Driver identified in Laurel Christmas crash

LAUREL, Del. – Police in Laurel have identified the driver who died in a car accident on Christmas day. The Delaware State Police have identified the man as 67-year-old Michael Thiel of Seaford. On December 25th, a Ford F-150 was heading northbound on Fire Tower Road at a high rate of speed, when the driver lost control going around a turn. The truck then slammed into a tree, pinning the driver and bursting into flames. Police say the fire was so intense that it consumed the entire truck. Police say the crash remains under investigation.

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