Police identify victim in deadly Seaford crash


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SEAFORD — Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a vehicle collision Monday as George Jefferson, 69, of Hebron, Maryland.

Police said Mr. Jefferson died from injuries suffered after the vehicle he was driving was struck from behind by another while he was stopped for a school bus on Sussex Highway. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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

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