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LOWER TOWAMENSING TOWNSHIP — A man is dead after a crash in Carbon County.

It happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday on Lower Smith Gap Road in Lower Towamensing Township, according to state police.

The coroner said John Wolfe, 71, of Palmerton had a medical problem that caused him to veer of the road and crash.

He was declared dead at the scene and his death was ruled due to natural causes by the coroner.