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Man killed in intersection crash

On March 20, an accident involving a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation plow truck resulted in a 28-year-old Saylorsburg man's death. The fatal crash took place in Tunkhannock Township at the intersection of Allegheny Drive and Route 115. In addition to the fatality, at least one other person who was involved in the crash sustained injuries.

The Monroe County Coroner offered some information about the details of the fatal accident after it happened. He said that a driver in a Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to stop at a traffic light in the intersection. As a result, the PennDOT truck swerved to avoid a collision with the Jeep but ended up hitting a Nissan Altima head on.

The driver of the Nissan was declared dead by the coroner at 1:57 p.m. The driver of the Jeep, a 42-year-old man from Blakeslee, was transported to Pocono Medical Center. His condition was not immediately reported, and there were no reports to indicate whether criminal charges will be filed. It is unclear if the driver of the PennDOT truck sustained any injuries in the accident.

When there is a fatal multi-vehicle crash at an intersection, there are likely to be multiple witnesses who can offer information about what happened. An attorney can assist the family members of a person who died in such an accident in gathering eyewitness testimony in order to prepare a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death claim may be filed against a driver whose negligence caused a fatal accident regardless of whether or not criminal charges are brought.

Source: Pocono Record, "Saylorsburg man killed in Tunkhannock Twp. crash; PennDOT truck involved," March 21, 2015

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