Pickup Passenger Dead After Wreck

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TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — A passenger in a pickup truck was killed Wednesday after the truck lost control in the heavy rain in Wyoming County, according to police.

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on Route 92 in Tunkhannock Township.

The coroner said Thomas Gruen, 46, of Tunkhannock died later at a hospital in Scranton.

Tunkhannock Township police are investigating the crash.

Gruen was an EMT for an ambulance company in the Tunkhannock area.

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