Deadly Crash in Monroe County

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MOUNT POCONO- One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 380 near Mount Pocono.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. Saturday morning. Authorities say a pickup truck was rear ended by a car in the southbound lane and lost control, sliding onto the grass median.

Investigators say 55-year-old Rocco J. Petrillo of Dunmore who was driving the pickup truck died at the scene.

Interstate 380 was down to one lane on the northbound and southbound side in Monroe county while police investigated.