State Police Investigating Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Georgetown

The Delaware State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Georgetown this morning.

On February 20, 2024, at approximately 11:58 a.m., a 2016 Chrysler 300 was traveling southbound on Bethesda Road, south of Zoar Road. At the same time, a 2015 Mack LEU-613 garbage truck was traveling northbound on Bethesda Road, slowing for a stop. For reasons under investigation, the Chrysler crossed into the northbound lane into the path of the Mack where the left front of the Chrysler impacted the left front of the Mack.

The driver of the Mack, a 49-year-old man from Ellendale, Delaware was not injured. The driver of the Chrysler, a 44-year-old man from Lewes, Delaware was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

Bethesda Road was closed for approximately 4 hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.


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The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Master Corporal K. Argo by calling (302) 703-3264. 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 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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