One person dead in early morning crash

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BUCK TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – UPDATE: According to Luzerne County Deputy Coroner Joseph Jacobs, the person who was killed in an early morning crash has been identified as Tyler Joseph Cowman, 29, of Bear Creek, Pennsylvania.

The two other people who were taken to Geisinger Trauma Center are Alexis Torres and Christian Gonzalez, both of North Bergen, New Jersey.


One person is now dead after a head-on crash in Luzerne County.

According to Shades Creek Fire Chief Frank Litchman, the accident happened at 3:40 a.m Saturday on Route 115 in Buck Township.

Officials said one person has died due to ejection from a vehicle. In addition, two people were entrapped causing serious injury, they were later taken to Geisinger Trauma Center.

That section of Route 115 was closed off this morning but has since reopened. State Police told Eyewitness News that speed was most likely the cause of the accident.

This is an ongoing investigation we will update as more information is released.

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