Man Electrocuted After Crash

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MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — A man was electrocuted after a crash in Monroe County.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Middle Smithfield Township.

According to the coroner, Daniel Opong-Duah of Middle Smithfield Township drove off Brushy Mountain Road and hit a utility pole.

Officials said the pole broke and a live wire hit the electric company van Opong-Duah was driving.

The coroner believes Opong-Duah was electrocuted when he stepped out of the vehicle and onto the wire.

Opong-Duah died at Pocono Medical Center.

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