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Deadly Crash On Interstate 81

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SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A deadly two car crash on interstate 81 slowed traffic Friday morning.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. just south of the Waverly exit in South Abington Township.

The coroner said , Joseph Lewis, 54, of  Scranton man died in the crash.

State Police said Lewis hit a concrete barrier and then a bridge post after the driver of the other vehicle hit a guide rail and overturned.

Authorities said that driver, Jame Kemble, 63, of New Milford received minor injuries.

Lewis died at the scene after that crash in Lackawanna County.


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