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3 dead, 1 critical after Del. crash

August 24, 2009 4:13:54 PM PDT
Delaware State Police say a Georgetown couple and one of their daughters is dead and their second daughter is in critical condition after a crash in Milton. Police say a New Castle man crossed into oncoming traffic on Del. Route 30 around 7:30 a.m. Sunday and hit the family's car.

Police say 33-year-old John Ward and his wife, 32-year-old Joy, were pronounced dead at the scene and their 14-year-old daughter Sarah was pronounced dead at Milford Memorial Hospital.

Another daughter, 8-year-old Hailey, was listed in critical condition at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children on Sunday evening.

Police say the driver of the other car, 22-year-old Darien Custis, is charged with three counts of vehicular homicide and one count of vehicular assault.


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