UPDATE: Dover crash kills one, injures another

8/12 UPDATE: Delaware State Police have identified the victim in this crash as 18-year-old Ayonna Gill-Black.

The crash remains under investigation.


DOVER, Del. – A crash Wednesday morning in the Dover area claimed the life of one and injured another.

At around 8:20 a.m., police say a tan 2004 Pontiac Vibe was stopped at a stop sign facing northbound on Fox Road at the intersection with North Little Creek Road. At the same time, a white 2019 Dodge Ram pickup was traveling eastbound on North Little Creek Road, approaching the intersection at Fox Road. For unknown reasons, the Pontiac reportedly pulled into the intersection, into the path of the Dodge, causing the Dodge to hit the left side of the Pontiac.

Police say the driver of the Dodge, a 42-year-old Camden-Wyoming man, was not properly restrained at the time of the crash. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Pontiac, an 18-year-old Dover woman, was properly restrained. She was pronounced dead at the scene, and her identification is pending notification of next of kin.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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