January 3, 2017

Victim of New Year’s Eve crash identified

EAST STROUDSBURG – A one-vehicle in the area of North Courtland and Birch Streets in the borough of East Stroudsburg killed a passenger. The vehicle struck a utility pole at about 10:30 p.m. December 31.  A passenger, Shabasia Savinon, 25, died at the scene.

The identity of the driver had not been released as of Monday night. 

The SARPD accident reconstruction team responded to investigate the incident and was assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police, ESU Police and the East Stroudsburg Fire Department.   The roadway was closed for about 12 hours because of the investigation.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Stroud Area Regional Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team.


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