Rodney Bowmaster Killed in Accident at Route 1 and Kirkwood-Saint Georges near Bear, DE

April 27, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Rodney Bowmaster
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Kirkwood St Georges Rd, Bear, DE, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Delaware State Police
Vehicles Involved
Pickup Truck, Dump Truck
Route 1 and Kirkwood-Saint Georges
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck veered from the road into a barrels before colliding with a dump truck

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at Route 1 and Kirkwood-Saint Georges near Bear, DE on April 27th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4 a.m. According to investigators, a pickup truck operated by 36-year-old Rodney Bowmaster is alleged to have veered from the road for unknown reasons. It then struck barrels before colliding with a dump truck. Bowmaster died at the scene, according to police. The condition of the other driver was not stated. Additional information was not immediately available.

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