1 dead, 1 injured after crash in Newark, Del.

NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- One person was killed and another was injured after a crash in Newark, Delaware.

The crash happened around 12:43 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Del. Route 4 (East Chestnut Hill Road) and Old Newark Road.

Police say 29-year-old Natasha Sagapolutele, of Bear, was making a left hand turn from Route 4 onto Old Newark Road when her Ford Explorer was struck on the right-hand side by a Mazda 6.

The driver of the Mazda, 24-year-old Michael Burns of Newark, was apparently speeding at the time, police say.

Burns, who police say was not properly restrained, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sagapolutele was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. null
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