27-Year-Old woman killed in crash on US 113 in Ellendale


Ellendale, DE – Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurred on northbound DuPont Boulevard, U.S. 113 just north of East Robbins Road.

On December 5, 2020, at approximately 10:32 p.m. a 1999 BMW 323i was traveling northbound on DuPont Boulevard, just north of East Robbins Road. For unknown reasons, the vehicle exited the east edge of the roadway and the left front collided with a large standing tree. The 27-year-old female operator of Georgetown was properly restrained and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Identification of the victim is pending notification to next of kin.


Northbound DuPont Boulevard was closed for approximately 3 hours during the investigation and clean-up.

This case remains an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective K. Argo with Delaware State Police Troop 7 Crash Reconstruction Unit by calling 302-644-5020.

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