Delco wreck claims East Arcadia man

One man was killed in this single vehicle crash on Delco Propser Road Monday morning. (Submitted photo)
One man was killed in this single vehicle crash on Delco Prosper Road Monday morning. (Submitted photo)

An East Arcadia man died in a high speed crash Road Monday morning.
The Highway Patrol said Kedell Marquis Nixon was traveling north on Delco Prosper Road when he crossed the center line, left the roadway, struck a ditch, then collided with a tree. The crash occurred around 7:35 a.m.

The vehicle came to rest in a private driveway, according to the Highway Patrol.

Nixon was traveling at an estimated 85 miles per hour when the crash occurred. His 2019 Jeep Cherokee was demolished.

Nixon was wearing a seatbelt but was ejected from the wreck. He was the only occupant. There was no evidence of drugs or alcohol playing a role in the crash, according to the Highway Patrol.

The wreck was the tenth so far on county roadways this year.

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