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UPDATE: Fatal crash in Milford

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The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal, single-vehicle crash in Milford.

The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 3, when a 2006 Ford Five Hundred was traveling north on South Dupont Boulevard, approaching Buccaneer Boulevard. For unknown reasons, the vehicle drifted and exited the road, striking a large steel post.

The operator, 19-year-old Malik A. Thompson, of Coatsville, Pa., was not properly restrained and pronounced deceased at the scene.

Northbound South Dupont Boulevard was closed for about three-and-a-half hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.