State Police Asking for Witnesses Following Fatal Crash Near Magnolia

The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash near Magnolia that left a woman dead.

On Saturday April 6, 2024, at approximately 11:58 p.m., a Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV was driving southbound on Clapham Road approaching Jury Drive, near the entrance to Barker’s Landing. For reasons still under investigation, the driver lost control of the SUV causing it to leave the road and drive into a retention pond, becoming submerged with her inside. Rescue crews were able the remove the driver from the SUV and begin lifesaving efforts.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 46-year-old woman from Magnolia, Delaware was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. On Sunday April 7, 2024, she died from her injuries. Her name is being withheld until her family is notified.

The roadway was closed for approximately three hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.

The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Master Corporal J. Lane by calling (302) 698-8457. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime, or you have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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