Georgetown man killed in crash near Townsend

TOWNSEND – A 37-year-old Georgetown man died early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Townsend.

Delaware State Police identified the deceased driver as Jeffrey M. Mesh.

According to state police spokesman Cpl. Gary Fournier, the crash occurred at 1:05 a.m. as a 2014 Ford F-150 pickup truck went off Saw Mill Road on a curve and struck a tree.

Mr. Mesh was partially ejected through the passenger window. He was not wearing a seatbelt, Cpl. Fournier said.

Mr. Mesh was pronounced dead at the scene by New Castle County paramedics.

Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident. Alcohol may have been a factor in this crash, Cpl. Fournier said.

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