SPRING BROOK TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A teenager who died in a fiery crash near Route 307 Saturday morning in Lackawanna County has been identified.

According to Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland, around 5:55 a.m., on Saturday a Jeep Station Wagon was traveling along Route 307 in Spring Brook Township, Lackawanna County, when the vehicle, left the roadway and crashed down a steep embankment, ejecting the passenger, 17-year-old, Kadan Rabender, and causing the vehicle to ignite in flames.

Rabender, a student of North Pocono High School, was pronounced dead at the scene due to multiple traumatic injuries.

Crews with Rescue and Tanker 14 and EMS assisted Covington Independent Fire Company and Moscow Fire and Hose Company for three hours as they extinguish the fire and performed a rope rescue Saturday morning.

Pennsylvania State Police say there is no word on the status of the driver of the vehicle and the cause of the crash is currently unknown.

PSP is currently investigating the cause of the crash. 

Anyone interested in donating toward Kadan’s funeral expenses can do so on the gofundme page created by his parents. Any left over donations will be given to the charities of the family’s choosing.