UPDATE: The Monroe County Coroner has identified the two people killed as 68-year-old Joan Grabinsky of Effort and 50-year-old Karen Grabinsky of Hamilton Township. Both were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

POCONO TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Two people are dead after a crash Monday evening in Monroe County.

The crash occurred around 6:15 PM on Route 611 in Scotrun, near Herring Way.

The Monroe County coroner confirmed two female fatalities from the crash. There has been no word on any other injuries.

Rt 611 near Herring Way has been closed in both directions as a result of the crash. It reopened shortly after 10 PM.

We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.