14-year-old boy on go-kart killed in crash near Milford

Fatal go-kart crash happened on Cedar Creek Road (Route 30) south of Wilkins Road, near Milford. (Photo: Google maps)

MILFORD, DELAWARE (12/28/2017) A 14-year-old boy from Lincoln was killed Wednesday when a go-kart he was driving collided with a car near Milford, the Delaware State Police said.

The crash happened about 4:40 p.m. on Cedar Creek Road (Route 30) south of Wilkins Road.

Police said the boy was northbound on the shoulder when for unknown reasons he swerved into the path of a southbound 2009 Toyota Camry.

The impact caused the boy to be ejected into the middle of the road.

The driver of the car stopped a short distance away with the go-kart partially lodged under its bumper.

The 14-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not released his hame.

The 36-year-old woman who was driving the car was wearing a seat belt and was not injured, police said.

The road was closed about three hours as police investigated.

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