Magnolia man killed in early morning crash

MILFORD, Del. – A single vehicle crash early Friday morning claimed the life of a Magnolia man, according to Delaware State Police

At around 5:30 a.m., a blue 2020 Mazda 6 was traveling westbound on Wilkins Road, east of Elks Lodge Road. For unknown reasons, the Mazda reported failed to remain in its travel lane and veered off the south edge of the roadway, hitting a signpost. The vehicle continued past the signpost until it hit a large tree off the roadway before spinning and coming to rest.

The driver of the vehicle, a 28-year-old Magnolia man, was reportedly not properly restrained at the time of the crash. Police say he was pronounced dead at the scene, and identification is pending notification of next of kin. A 12-year-old female passenger was not restrained and was taken to an area hospital for serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

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