Dover – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:36 p.m., Friday, August 07, 2020 on the Puncheon Run Connector.
The investigation has determined a Red Honda CBR 900R motorcycle operated by a 20 year-old male from Wilmington, NC, was traveling eastbound on the Puncheon Run Connector at a high rate of speed approaching a left curve. The operator failed to negotiate the curve due to his high speed and traveled off the south edge of the roadway and struck a guardrail.
The 20 year-old victim was pronounced deceased at the collision scene. He is an active member of the United States Air Force Base assigned to the Dover Air Force Base. His name is being withheld at this time pending the notification of next of kin.
The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident.
The Puncheon Run Connector was closed for approximately 3 hours during the investigation.
If anyone has information regarding this incident they are asked to please contact the Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-698-8457. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
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*Traffic Advisory* Troopers Investigating Serious Crash on Puncheon Run Connector – Dover
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of 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 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell
Released: 080820 0916
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