Victim identified in deadly Delaware crash

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Victim identified in Bear, Delaware crash. Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on July 12, 2018. (WPVI)

The Delaware State Police has released the name of the man killed in a crash in Bear.

He has been identified as 53-year-old Eugene Downward Jr. of Townsend.

Downward was killed in the crash involving four vehicles on Route 13 near Red Lion Road around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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Chopper 6 is over the scene of a multi-vehicle crash and fire in Bear, Delaware



Police say a box truck failed to stop at the intersection. It struck a pickup truck and two other vehicles. One of the vehicles, a Dodge Neon being driven by Downward, caught on fire.

The other drivers involved were treated for minor injuries.

The driver of the box truck, 62-year-old Harold Holloway of Bridgeport, Connecticut has been charged with vehicular homicide.

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