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January 5, 2017

Elderly man killed in Wayne County crash

TEXAS TEWP – A rear-end crash on Route 191 killed the driver of a car that struck a pickup truck waiting to make a left turn.  The accident happened shortly before 9:30 Wednesday morning.

Guillermo Lagos, 97, of Hawley died later at a Scranton hospital.

Police say Lagos was heading toward the pickup, which was on 191 attempting to turn into Motion Physical Therapy.  The truck driver saw the car approaching, attempted to get out of the way, but was unable to do so.  The car glanced off the truck and into the oncoming lane, hitting a third vehicle.

There were no other injuries reported.


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