Crash Kills One and Injures Another

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A person died in Monroe County when a car crashed around 9:30 p.m. Saturday on Polk Township Road near Effort.

Troopers said the driver lost control and the car struck a pole.

Both passengers were thrown from the car. One of them, 21-year-old Jesse Chmielewski, died.

The other passenger was taken to the hospital.

The driver was not seriously hurt.

State police are investigating the deadly crash.