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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*Update #2 Names Released* Troopers Investigating Multi-Fatal Crash-Townsend

Date Posted: Sunday, July 8th, 2018


Townsend– The Delaware State Police have identified the name of the father and his adult daughter from Teaneck, NJ who were killed in a fatal motor vehicle crash on Friday, July 6, 2018 on State Route 1 Highway (Rt. 1) as 61-year-old Audie Trinidad, and 20-year-old Kaitlyn N. Trinidad.  Also killed in the crash was his 17-year-old daughter and 13-year-old twins.

The driver of the Ford F-350 has been identified as 44-year-old Alvin S. Hubbard 3rd of East New Market, MD.

The driver of the Mercury Sable as been identified as 24-year old Brian C. Kern of Bethlehem PA.

The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.  No charges have been filed at this time.

*Update* Troopers Investigating Multi-Fatal Crash- Townsend

*TRAFFIC ADVISORY* Route 1 Northbound at Pine Tree Road Closed Due to Fatal Crash-Townsend

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

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