Victims of Route 309 fatal crash identified


UPDATE: The names of two people killed in a Monday evening crash in Luzerne County have been released.

According to the Luzerne County Coroner, 38-year-old Paul Ventilli of Mount Carmel and 28-year-old Daniel Llewellyn of Drums were both killed during a two vehicle crash on Route 309. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

State Police continue to investigate the crash.

DORRANCE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) According to PennDOT, Route 309 is closed in both directions in Dorrance Township at this hour due to a crash. Crews on the scene tell us two people have died.

State Route 309, Luzerne County, from the intersection of Church Road in Wright Township to the intersection of Birchwood Drive in Butler Township is closed.

The crash happened at the intersection of Bellavista Dr. and route 309 in Butler Township. 

Motorists should use caution when traveling in the area.

Eyewitness News has a crew on the scene and will bring you the latest details as they become available.

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