Delaware State Police

**Update**- Troopers Investigating Crash Involving Tractor Trailer

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Millsboro, DE- Delaware State Police continue to investigate a single vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer that occurred this morning.

The investigation has determined that the crash happened at approximately 5:38 a.m. this morning, Saturday, October 8, 2016, as Joseph W. Millman, 43, of Greenwood, DE, was operating a 2001 Freightliner tractor, hauling a full load of feed , and was traveling in a northbound direction on Millsboro Highway approaching the intersection of Cowhouse Branch Road, Millsboro. The tractor-trailer then drifter off of the east edge of the roadway where it then struck a traffic sign before overturning in a ditch where it came to rest.

Joseph Millman, who was properly restrained at the time of the crash, was not injured. He was cited by troopers with Inattentive Driving.

Millsboro Highway between Cowhouse Branch Road and Nine Foot Road was closed to traffic for approximately 6 hours as the crash was investigated and cleared. It has since been re-opened.

Released: 100816 1455

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**Original Release**

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Millsboro, DE- Delaware State Police are currently investigating a single vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer that occurred this morning in Millsboro.

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred this morning, Saturday, October 8, 2016 at approximately 5:38 a.m. on Millsboro Highway in the area of Cowhouse Branch Road, Millsboro. As a result of the crash, the tractor-trailer, which is the only vehicle involved, has overturned into a ditch. There were no injuries.

Millsboro Highway between Nine Foot Road and Cowhouse Branch Road has been closed to traffic and commuters are asked to find alternate routes of travel.

The investigation into this crash is in its early stages. More information will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

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