Felton man killed in serious crash

A Felton man has died after his car ran off the road and struck a tree.

According to Delaware State Police, the crash occurred just before 7 a.m. Monday as a 55-year-old Felton man was driving a 2003 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on Firetower Road, just east of Berrytown Road.

For unknown reasons, the driver exited the north edge of the roadway and entered a ditch.

The Jeep traveled a short distance before the front center of the vehicle collided with a large tree.

The driver was not properly restrained and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for around three hours while the crash was investigated and later cleared.

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