December 7, 2016

Two killed in I-380 crash

COOLBAUGH TWP – Two women in a disabled car died when their slow-moving vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning.  The crash happened on Interstate 380 south, shortly after midnight.

Police say the driver, Brook Hughes, 18, of Scranton, was proceeding at low speed because of a tire problem when her car was rear-ended by the truck.

Hughes and a passenger, Chaniya Morrison-Toomey, 19, of Dunmore, died at the scene.  The drivere of the truck was not hurt.

State Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or the vehicles prior to the event, to call them at 570-839-7701.

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