UPDATE: The Delaware State Police have identified the 59-year-old that died in the fatal bicycle crash east of Laurel as Steven S. Oney, of Laurel.
This crash remains under investigation by the Collision Reconstruction Unit.
The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash involving a dump truck and a bicycle that occurred this morning.
The initial investigation determined that the crash occurred at about 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, on Whaleys Road, south of Wooten Road and east of Laurel, and involved a six-wheel dump truck and a bicyclist. As a result of the crash, one person has been pronounced dead.
Both Wooten Road and Whaleys Road are currently closed in the area of the crash. Commuters are asked to use caution and find alternate routes of travel.
The investigation into this crash by the Delaware State Police is in its early stages. More information will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.