May 16, 2018

Violent storm turns deadly

CHESTNUTHILL TWP – Tuesday afternoon’s violent storm didn’t last long but it was deadly. 

A Kunkletown man was killed when wind blue a tree on his car.  Police identified the victim as Matthew Ryan, 31, who was driving on Jonas Road when the tree hit the car.

Elsewhere, the wind brought down trees and powerlines. 

As of 4:00 this morning:

  • Met-Ed reports 14,101 out in Monroe; 3,304 out in Pike; 53 out in Wayne
  • PPL reports 10,001 out in Monroe; 1,516 out in Pike, 4,927 out in Wayne

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