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Sergeant Paul Shavack
Email: Paul.Shavack@state.de.us


FRANKFORD WOMAN DIES FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN CRASH, MILLVILLE


DSP News Release: Frankford Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Crash, Millville

 

Location: Roxana Road (SR17), south of Burbage Road, Millville, DE

 

Date of Occurrence: Thursday October 4, 2012 at approximately 2:10 p.m.

 

Operator and Vehicle Information:

 

  • Operator #1: George D. West, 91, Frankford, DE
  • Vehicle #1: 1987 Pontiac Bonneville
  • Passenger: Esther K. West, 91, Frankford, DE (wife of George West)

 

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Millville, DE-The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating an October 4th crash that claimed the life of Esther K. West, 91 of Frankford.

 

Preliminary investigation indicates that the crash occurred on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at approximately 2:10 p.m. as George D. West was operating a 1987 Pontiac Bonneville southbound on Roxana Road (SR17) approximately .6 miles south of Burbage Road west of Millville.  For an unknown reason, Mr. West drifted off the west side of the roadway before striking a utility pole with the front of the car.

 

Mr. and Mrs. West, who were properly restrained, were removed from the scene by EMS and transported to Beebe Hospital.  Esther West was later transferred to Christiana Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on October 8, 2012.  George West is still currently admitted to Beebe Hospital with undisclosed injuries.

 

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing the investigation into this crash.

 

Released: 101012 0800

 

 
Last Updated: Wednesday, 28-Nov-2012 16:06:38 EST
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