Frankford man dies in two-vehicle crash

FRANKFORD – A 37-year-old Frankford man died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Daisey Street and DuPont Boulevard, Delaware State Police report.

 The crash occurred at approximately 8:09 a.m. Sept. 26 involving a Mercury Milan driven by the Frankford man and a Ford F-250 driven by 31-year-old Delmar, Delaware man, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Investigation revealed the driver of the Milan pulled out from Daisey Road, which is controlled by a posted stop sign, into the path of the F-250, which was northbound on DuPont Boulevard (US 113).

The F-250 struck the left side of the Milan in the intersection, Cpl. Jaffe said. 

The Frankford man was pronounced dead at the scene, Cpl. Jaffe said.  His name is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin.

The driver of the F-250 was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. A front-seat passenger was also taken to the Nanticoke and was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.

The intersection at DuPont Boulevard northbound was closed for approximately 2 1/2 hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

The crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.

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