Victim identified in deadly Delaware crash

BEAR, Del. (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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