Police identify child in fatal Milford crash


MILFORD — Delaware State Police on Friday identified the child who died two days earlier in a crash on Slaughter Beach Road as Elridge D. Brundge, 2, of Dover.

Police said the child was struck by a vehicle while standing in the westbound lane of Slaughter Beach Road for unknown reasons. The incident occurred at approximately 8:05 p.m.

The child was transported to an area hospital before being moved to Nemours Children’s Hospital, Wilmington. While en route to Nemours, he was pronounced deceased.

The crash remains under investigation by the Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Nicholas DeMalto at 644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or by visiting here.