Newark man killed in fatal crash

Troopers are investigating a Saturday afternoon fatal crash in the Newark area.

The accident occurred at Old Baltimore Pike and Salem Woods Drive around 5:15 pm.

Charles Thompson of Newark was making a left from Old Baltimore Pike onto Salem Woods Drive when his car was struck by a pickup truck operated by Michael Summers of Elkton, MD.

The 37 year-old Thompson was killed in the crash.

His passenger Braden Boyer of Dover was taken to Christiana Hospital in critical, but stable condition.

Summers was uninjured.

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