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Truck Smashes Into Home

Posted on: 3:55 pm, October 23, 2012, by , updated on: 10:18pm, October 23, 2012

TOWANDA TOWNSHIP — A man is dead after a pick-up truck ran into a home in Bradford County Tuesday afternoon.

Officials said the truck ran off the road and crashed into a house on South Main Street in Towanda Township around 1:00 p.m.

South Main Street closed temporarily to allow emergency crews to clean up the scene.  It re-opened later in the afternoon.

The driver, Pete Alesky 67, of Monroeton was taken to the hospital and later died. The Bradford County coroner said an autopsy will be done on Wednesday.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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