Tag Archives: Collision Reconstruction Unit

Midnight Ride on Dark Road with Unlighted Bicycle Fatal to Kevin Freese

The vehicle approached the bicycle from the rear and struck the bicycle’s rear tire which caused the victim to be ejected and come to rest on the grassy shoulder along the southbound lane. The dark sedan fled the scene in a southern direction.

DELAWARE STATE POLICE BEAT / Two Dover officers killed when Jeep flipped on curve on country road

The operator failed to negotiate the curve and traveled off the south side of the roadway down an embankment and struck a utility pole with the driver’s side door. The Jeep continued westbound overturning and ejecting the right front passenger before coming to a stop on the passenger side.

Delaware State Police report Ocean City resident Alfred Cochran took a slight curve at high speed; flip was fatal

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is currently investigating a single vehicle crash that killed an Ocean City man.

The incident occurred around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon as Alfred E. Cochran, 75 of Ocean City, MD, was operating a 2007 Honda Accord eastbound on Gum Road just east of Pepper Road. As the Accord entered into a slight left curve, at an apparent high rate of speed, the vehicle drove off the south edge of the road and struck a culvert pipe causing it to vault into the air.