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Delaware County postal worker killed, another person injured after car collides with USPS truck on I-495 in Wilmington, Delaware

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 02:09

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WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) – A Delaware County postal worker is dead and another person was injured following an accident in Wilmington, Delaware, on Monday.

It happened at about 2:15 a.m. on Interstate 495, north of Edgemoor Road.

Investigators say a silver 2009 Nissan Altima struck the rear tires of a USPS truck. The truck then reportedly struck a railing and fell down a hill.

According to authorities, the driver of the USPS truck – a 59-year-old man from Yeadon, Pennsylvania – died at the scene.

His identity has not yet been revealed.

The 31-year-old driver of the Nissan was taken to a local hospital and is expected to recover.

The road was closed for nearly seven hours while police worked to clear the scene of the accident.

Authorities are still investigating what caused the fatal collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 302-365-8486.

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