On Oct. 21st at 14:01 hours LFD was alerted for an MVC at the corner of Whiteville and Old Stage Roads. EMS B-81 responded along with Tower 81 with Asst. Chief Dwayne Chaffinch as Officer. Upon arrival crews found a pickup had collided with a tractor trailer. The pickup came to rest in a ditch. The tractor trailer was approximately a quarter mile down the road and had suffered a leak of hydraulic fluid and diesel fuel. The driver of the pickup suffered fatal injuries. Chaffinch requested assistance from Millsboro Fire Companies' Haz Mat team. The entire area was closed by DelDOt pending the investigation for about two hours.