Caitlynn Mitchell, a 25-year-old Smyrna woman killed in a 4-car crash near Clayton on September 5, 2023.
Delaware State Police said the woman was attempting to turn left from southbound Wheatleys Pond Road onto Mount Friendship Road when a Silverado driven by a 32-year-old Smyrna man crashed into the back of her vehicle.
Caitlynn Mitchell Car Accident: Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal collision involving four vehicles that occurred yesterday in Smyrna. The crash happened on Wheatleys Pond Road at the intersection of Mount Friendship Road.
The collision involved a Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Silverado, a Jeep Cherokee, and a Chevrolet Camaro. The driver of the Fiesta– a 25-year-old woman from Smyrna, DE–was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Her name is being withheld until her family and relatives are notified. The driver of the jeep– a 31-year-old woman from Clayton– sought treatment at an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of a Silverado– a 32-year-old man from Smyrna– was not injured. The driver of the Camaro, a 34-year-old man, and his passengers, all from Dover were not injured.
Who was Caitlynn Mitchell?
Caitlynn earned a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science from the University of Delaware, which helped her obtain a fantastic position as an environmental scientist.
Caitlyn Mitchell Obituary
According to her obituary, Caitlyn Mitchell passed away due to a car accident at a young age.
In memory of Caitlyn, a memorial service will be conducted on September 15, 2023, at the Smyrna Community Center.