Truck driver dead after crash on I-95 in Newark, Delaware

NEWARK, Delaware (WPVI) -- A deadly wreck shut down Interstate 95 southbound in Newark, Delaware for five and a half hours on Sunday morning.

A 65-year-old truck driver from New York drifted to the right and sideswiped a Honda pilot between Route 273 and the Delaware service area.

The tractor-trailer then went off the road and crashed in a wooded area.

The truck driver was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

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The woman driving the Honda Pilot was not seriously hurt.

The name of the trucker who died has not been released.

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