One fatality results from crash in Seaford


This story has been updated.

SEAFORD — A 33-year-old Bridgeville man died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday, Delaware State Police said.

Police said Jamie Phillips was driving a Toyota Corolla that failed to stop at a stop sign at Hearns Pond and Conrail roads at approximately 5:34 a.m. The car went airborne at a railroad crossing and exited the north edge of Hearns Pond Road, crossing over a ditch, with its front center striking a tree.

Police said Mr. Phillips, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hearns Pond Road in the area of the collision was closed for approximately four-and-a-half hours, while the crash was investigated, and the road was cleared.

The Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate and asks witnesses to contact Senior Cpl. R. Albert at 302-703-3266, send a message via the state police Facebook page or call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.

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