Man who had previous DUI’s charged for crash that killed two children

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Delaware State Police say they have arrested 53-year-old Arthur Perdue of Seaford for Manslaughter and other charges in connection to the January 6, 2022, fatal crash in Sussex County.

SEAFORD (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Delaware State Police say a man who had three previous DUI convictions was arrested once again after a months-long investigation following a crash that claimed the lives of two children.

Delaware State Police say they have arrested 53-year-old Arthur Perdue of Seaford for Manslaughter and other charges in connection to the January 6, 2022, fatal crash in Sussex County.

Police Photo | Arthur Perdue

Police say troopers responded to the intersection of Atlanta Road and Brighton Drive in Seaford regarding a motor vehicle collision. Following a horrific crash scene and a months-long investigation, investigators say that Hope Glasgow, 14, of Seaford, and and Nathan Glasgow, 6, of Seaford, had succumbed to serious injuries sustained in the crash.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle that had struck the victims was identified as Arthur Perdue. On June 13, 2022, Perdue was indicted by the Grand Jury for Manslaughter (Felony) – 2 counts, Vehicular Assault First Degree (Felony), 3rd Offense Driving Under the Influence (Felony), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving on the Wrong Side of the Roadway, Passing in a No-Passing Zone, and Failure to Have Required Insurance.

On June 13, 2022, Perdue was contacted by troopers at the Division of Motor Vehicles building in Delaware City and taken into custody without incident. Perdue was transported to Troop 6, where he was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $65,203 cash bond.

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