Man dead after kiteboarding mishap

DEWEY BEACH — A kiteboarding accident left one man dead Friday, authorities said.

Delaware State Police said a 48-year-old man was practicing kiteboarding at the Towers Bay area of the Delaware Seashore State Park without a board when the incident occurred. The man, whose identity has not been released by police, was using only a harness and kite, according to authorities.

Police said he was carried out into deep water by heavy winds around 11 a.m. They began searching for the man after his father, who was with him at the time, called authorities.

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resource Police found his body along the shore south of the original location at approximately 1:37 p.m. after about an hour of searching.

Police ID man killed in Thursday crash
MILTON — Delaware State Police have identified the man who died in a Thursday night car crash as 64-year-old Joshua Clendaniel.
Mr. Clendaniel, of Milton, was traveling north on Coastal Highway/Del. 1 approaching Lockerman Road when his car went off the road shortly after 11. The vehicle, a 2000 Toyota Avalon, left the road and crossed onto the grass shoulder before hitting a tree.

Police said Mr. Clendaniel was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Northbound Coastal Highway in the area of Lockerman Road was closed for about three hours while the wreck was cleared.

Man arrested for June shooting after traffic stop
LINCOLN — A man wanted in connection with a June Ellendale shooting was arrested after the car he was in was stopped for a traffic offense.
Joshua A. Wright, 28, was found in the backseat of a Hyundai SUV Friday afternoon when Delaware State Police pulled the car over for speeding, authorities said.
Mr. Wright, a resident of Milford, was taken into custody without incident. Police said troopers then arrested the driver, Tevin Dorsey, also 28 and of Milford, after noticing the scent of marijuana coming from the car. Mr. Wright was also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, riot, second-degree conspiracy and third-degree assault for the shooting. He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $223,600 cash bail. Mr. Dorsey was arraigned in the same court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $135,601 cash.
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