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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Lewes–The Delaware State Police is providing the following updated information in regards to the fatal ATV crash that occurred last evening.
A 16-year-old female of Delaware was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification is pending notification to next of kin.
A 16-year-old female of Delaware was transported by helicopter to an area hospital with serious injuries. She is in stable condition.
A 15-year-old female of Delaware was transported by helicopter to an area hospital with serious injuries. She is in stable condition.
A 16-year-old female of Delaware was transported to an area hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. She was treated and released.
A 17-year-old female of Delaware was transported to an area hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. She was treated and released.
Preliminary reports provided at the time of dispatch stated a deer was involved in the collision. The investigation has determined there were no deer or animals involved in this collision.
This crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information regarding this collision should contact Cpl/1 Andrew Mitchell by calling 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com .
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. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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