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*Update – Name Released* – Troopers Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Rt. 273 & Airport Road – New Castle


Date Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

New Castle– Delaware State Police have identified the name of the individual who died in a crash on Friday, October 2, 2020 at the intersection of Christiana Road (Route 273) and Airport Road, as 22-year-old Theodoric R. Dixon of New Castle, DE.  Dixon was transported from the scene to a local hospital and was later pronounced deceased after succumbing to his injuries.

The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.

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 debra.reed@delaware.gov.

Presented by Public Information Officer, Sergeant Darren Lester  

Released: 100320 1915

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