Truck driver dead in fatal crash in Dover

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DOVER, DE – A 45-year-old man was killed in a motor vehicle collision in Dover early Thursday morning. According to the Delaware State Police, the victim was driving a loaded Freightliner tractor with a fully loaded flatbed of cargo southbound on Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway at around 8:09 am when his truck left the roadway and collided with several trees nearby.

Police did not release the identify of the driver. Detectives said the driver was not properly restrained and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway southbound (south of Exit 104) was closed for approximately 5 hours while the roadway was cleared and the collision was investigated.

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