POLK TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One person is dead after a crash in Polk Township Tuesday night.
Crews were called just after 5:00 p.m. to Burger Hollow Road and Shortridge Drive for reports of a crash. The Monroe County Coroner responded to the scene and confirmed one male has died.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, Benjamin Deutsch was traveling at a high rate of speed on Burger Hollow Road and failed to negotiate a right curve in the road. Police say that because of the speed Deutsch crossed the yellow line and hit a truck.
Deutsch was killed as a result of the crash, according to police.