Early morning crash claims life of Milford woman, police investigating

1280 Hartly Crash

HARTLY, Del. – Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a Milford woman early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the crash happened at around 2:40 a.m. in the area of Hartly Road and Halltown Road. Police say a 1997 Honda Accord was traveling southbound on Hartly Road, approaching a right curve. As the vehicle entered the curve, it crossed over into the northbound lane, traveled off the east edge of the roadway, and hit a curve warning sign with its left front fender as it traveled down a slight grass embankment. As it continued traveling southbound, the vehicle crossed a private driveway, then hit a large tree before deflecting off and coming to a rest near the tree.

The driver, a 58-year-old Milford woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Identification is pending notification of next of kin.

The crash remains under investigation.

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