Victim identified in deadly crash near Milford

Delaware State Police have released the identity of a man killed in a Friday morning crash near Milford.

Investigators say the crash happen just after 5:30 in the westbound lane of Wilkins Road east of Elks Lodge Road. That is when 28-year-old Latre Bonville of Magnolia left his lane and went off the south edge of the roadway and struck a signpost, then hitting a large tree. Police say Bonville was not properly restrained and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash closed the road for three hours while officers investigated the scene. A 12-year-old passenger was also transported to the hospital for serious injuries. Officers say she was also not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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