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One dead in fatal crash in Monroe County

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - One woman is dead and two more are in the hospital with injuries after a crash on SR 209 Friday evening in Monroe County.

State Police tell Eyewitness News that shortly before 6PM, Pablo Leon and his wife Ruth Leon were traveling North on 209 when they crossed over the double yellow lines and collided head on with another vehicle.

Ruth Leon was air lifted to Cedar Crest Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. 

Pedro Leon and the driver of the second vehicle were taken to Pocono Medical Center for treatment of their injuries, no word on their condition at this time.

State Police Stroudsburg are still investigating the crash.


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