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Update

Woman, 76, dies following Lincoln crash

April 29, 2019

A 76-year-old Lincoln woman died April 29 following a single-car crash in Lincoln.

Margaret L. Hughes was driving a 2009 Kia Spectra at 10:26 a.m. westbound on Johnson Road east of Cedar Creek Road when she drove off the north edge of the roadway and struck a large standing tree, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of the Delaware State Police.

Hughes was transported to the Bayhealth Sussex Campus by ambulance where she was pronounced deceased. The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Johnson Road was closed for about two hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.