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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*UPDATE-NAME RELEASED* Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash On Otts Chapel Rd.- Newark

Date Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Otts Chapel at Welsh Tract

Newark – The Delaware State Police have identified the man who was killed in a crash which occurred at approximately 7:39 a.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017 on Otts Chapel Rd. over top of I-95 in Newark, as Thomas Breslin, 51, of Port Deposit, Maryland.


The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed at this time. Further details will be released as they become available.

If anyone has information regarding this incident they are asked to contact Cpl. J. Forester of the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-365-8485.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 102617 1235



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