Apr. 21, 2013

Police have identified the body of a 17 year-old teenager that was killed in a two-car crash in Greenville on Saturday.

Anthony Maguire of 2700 block of Skylark Road in Greenville was a passenger in a 2004 Jeep Wrangler when it was hit with another car on Center ville road at around 7:15 pm. He was a junior at A.I. du Pont High School

“He was a very focused, friendly, good kid,” said Jennifer Maguire. “We’re devastated. His best friend was driving. Everybody’s devastated.”

According to New Castle Police he was not wearing a seat belt and died as a result of head injuries.

4 other people were treated at the Christina Hospital for minor injuries sustained from the same crash. All have been released police said.

Investigations reveal that the driver of a 2005 Dodge Stratus was turning from East Red Clay drive going into southbound Centerville Road from the intersection controlled by a stop sign.

“The Jeep Wrangler on the other hand was travelling north on Centerville Road. The left front of the Dodge Stratus then struck the right front of the Jeep Wrangler causing the latter vehicle to rotate counterclockwise before stopping approximately 100 feet north of the intersection”, said Senior Cpl John Weglarz during a press conference.

He continues, ““The Jeep Wrangler then went airborne after the impact and flipped several times before coming to rest on the passenger side against the curb on Centerville Road,”

Police has identified the driver of the Stratus as Anthony Cicone 60 years-old from the 2400 block of Cedar Ave. in Prices Corner.

The driver of the Jeep was a 17 year-old boy from 2600 block of Turnstone Drive in Greenville. Police have not released his name.

The two drivers including two passengers of the Stratus a 60 year-old woman and an 86 year-old woman whose names were not released were taken by ambulance to Christina Hospital.

According to Weglarz they are still investigating the crash. Police closed traffic in the area for a couple of hours.

Emergency response teams from Cranston Heights Fire Company and New Castle County paramedics also responded on the scene.

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