Deadly crash shuts down Route 11 in Plymouth Township


PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — State police were on the scene of a deadly crash that had Route 11 shut down Friday afternoon.

Police told Eyewitness News that a van and motorcycle collided on Route 11 in Plymouth Township just south of Route 29 after 4 p.m.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the motorcyclist Rachel Razawich, age 30, was riding north on Route 11. For unknown reasoning, Razawich traveled into the oncoming southbound lane and hit a cargo van traveling the opposite direction head-on. The crash caused the motorcycle to catch on fire.

Luzerne County Deputy Coroner pronounced Razawich dead on the scene.

Route 11 was closed in both directions but has since reopened.

The incident is ongoing and will update you with the latest information as it is released.

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