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Deadly Crash In Luzerne County

Posted on: 9:41 pm, July 1, 2013, by , updated on: 08:07pm, July 1, 2013


HAZLE TOWNSHIP —  One man is dead after a crash Monday afternoon in Luzerne County.

Hazleton State Police say Carlos Taveras-Martes, 35, of West Hazleton was killed when he lost control of his car in Hazle Township along Route 924 and slammed into an oncoming vehicle.

The other driver, Christopher Jones, 43, of Drums was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Investigators say Taveras-Martes was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the deadly crash in Luzerne County

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