Deadly Crash on the Morgan Highway

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SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A man is dead after a crash Tuesday in Lackawanna County, according to the coroner.

The coroner said Paul Reed, 58, from Scranton died from injuries in the wreck.

Officers said a vehicle Reed was traveling in crashed near the intersection of Route 307 and Winola Road in South Abington Township.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he died after emergency surgery.

The cause for the crash in under investigation.


  • Crystal

    There is a SPD named Officer Reed. Can we clarify if it was him or not? I was a friend of his for a few years and am very worried.

    • Judy

      I too know Officer Paul Reed and have been trying to find out the same info on him..Not only do I know him but there is another Paul Reed from Scranton That I know his wife and have been trying to get in touch with,so I am worried for both Families..I pray for both.If I hear anything I will post..Please do the same.

    • Judy

      I am Happy to report it was not the Scranton police officer that died in the crash nor was it the other Paul Reed that I know of..I am sorry for the Paul Reed that did die..I hope his family will be okay and I will keep them in my prayers.

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