BLACKBIRD, DELAWARE (11/30/2016) A 27-year-old man died Tuesday night after his car spun around on U.S. 13 and struck a tree, Delaware State Police reported this morning.
The crash happened about 10:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of U.S. 13 (DuPont Parkway) just south of Blackbird Forest Road.
Police said Michael Z. McGirr, of Dover, was driving a 1999 Honda Accord southbound when it went off the road. The driver’s side of the car struck the tree.
McGirr was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said they are still investigating but excessive speed appears to be a factor in the crash.