RV, tractor-trailer crash in Lackawanna County kills one

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JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One person is dead after a tractor-trailer and an RV crash on Interstate 84 in Jefferson Township, according to the Lackawanna County Coroner.

State Police has informed Eyewitness News, 82-year-old Floyd Welborn of North Carolina, sustained fatal injuries after his disabled RV was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer in Jefferson Township.

The Lackawanna County Coroner says Welborn died as a result of multiple traumatic injuries. The manner of his death is being ruled accidental.

There were three other people inside the RV at the time of the accident. Two of them were taken to the hospital. The driver of the tractor-trailer, from New York State, was also taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

One lane of I-84 was closed while crews worked the scene. State police are investigating the crash.

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