Millsboro woman dies in single-vehicle crash on Lowes Crossing Road

An 80-year-old Millsboro woman was killed in single-vehicle crash in Millsboro this week.

Delaware State Police said Joann E. Smith had been driving eastbound on Lowes Crossing Road (CR 61), just east of Pear Tree Road (CR 424), around 3:34 p.m. on March 20 when, for unknown reasons, her vehicle exited the roadway and struck a large tree.

Police said Smith was properly restrained at the time of the crash and was transported to PRMC in Salisbury, Md., where she was later pronounced dead.

The crash continued to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit this week. Lowes Crossing Road was closed for approximately three hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.