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Man Killed In Car-Tractor-Trailer Collision In Delaware

Fatal Accident

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SMYRNA, Del. (AP) – Delaware State Police say a man was killed when the car he was riding in collided with a tractor on Route 13 in Smyrna.

It happened Friday about 1:45 a.m. Troopers say a tractor-trailer driven by 30-year-old Cody Campbell of Trout Run, Pa., was traveling north on Route 13. Police say it hit a car trying to make a left turn driven by 23-year-old James Sommer of Townsend.

A passenger in Sommer’s car, 22-year-old Brett Ellis of Smyrna, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sommer was taken a local hospital with multiple injuries. Campbell was not hurt.

The accident is under investigation.

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