One dead in Harrington single-vehicle collision


HARRINGTON — Coffy Mumford, 47, of Harrington, was pronounced dead after her vehicle veered off U.S. 13 and crashed into a Verizon utility pole Monday, authorities said.

Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said the incident occurred at approximately 1:28 p.m. After the collision, the vehicle overturned and came to rest in a private driveway, she said.

Ms. Mumford was not wearing a seat belt, Cpl. Pepper said.

The road was closed for approximately 2.5 hours, as the incident was investigated and cleared.

The crash remains under investigation by the Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact Master Cpl. Joseph Lane at 698-8457. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or by visiting here.