Police: 5-year-old boy killed in Milford, Delaware crash

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

MILFORD, Del. (WPVI) -- Authorities say a 5-year-old boy was killed in a crash near Milford.

Delaware State Police said in a statement Thursday that the crash happened Wednesday night when a Mitsubishi Eclipse turning left near a gas station failed to yield to oncoming traffic. It hit a pickup truck, which then collided with a Ford Fusion.

Police say the Mitsubishi driver's 5-year-old son, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say he was properly restrained in a booster seat.

The Mitsubishi driver was taken to a hospital, but police did not have details on his injuries. The driver of the Ford was treated at a hospital and released.

The pickup truck driver and his passenger were not injured.


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