An 88-year-old Delaware man died Sunday morning after state police say his car veered off the road in Newark.
According to police, the driver was identified as 88-year-old Charles Yenkevich of Newark.
Police say Yenkevich was driving a 2004 Chrysler PT cruiser westbound on Ogletown Stanton Road, west of Cheswold Boulevard, when it veered off the road, over the curb and into some bushes just before 9 a.m.
Police say Yenkevich was rushed to Christiana Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say Yenkevich was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Troopers are continuing to investigate the crash.
Wildfire danger continues into Thursday evening with low humidities and dry conditions. Winds continue to gust close to 30 mph.
A fire in Ocean County that is threatening homes, forcing the evacuation of homes and the closure of a local school, continues to burn Thursday afternoon.
A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.
Flames are tearing through a South Jersey forest right now, and this wildfire is only expected to grow.