April 16, 2018

One dead, two hurt in Monroe crash

HAMILTON TWP – A Stroudsburg woman died, her husband and the driver of a second vehicle were hospitalized following a head-on crash late Friday afternoon.

Police say Pedro Leon, 70, crossed the center line on Route 209 near Lesh Road and hit an oncoming vehicle.  Ruth Leon, 64, a passenger in Leon’s car, was flow to Cedar Crest Hospital where he later died.

Pedro Leon and the other driver, Anthony Benton, 52, were taken to Pocono Medical Center with injuries.

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