Man Killed After Striking Tree on I-495

Delaware (October 12, 2011)  A Wilmington man was killed in a single car crash on I 495 on Wednesday.  According to the Delaware State Police the crash happen around 9:30 p.m. on I-495 south near Exit 4. 

The driver Emil J. Price, was operating a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser south on I-495 when the vehicle veered off of the right side of the Interstate.  The vehicle traveled down and embankment and slammed into a tree.

Price was in cardiac arrest when State police arrived, they performed CPR until EMS crews arrived.  Emil J. Price was rushed to Christiana Hospital Trauma Center where he died.

Price was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Delaware State Police are investigating the fatal accident.

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