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Troopers: Officer In Deadly Crash Going 88 MPH

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WILLIAMSPORT — New information has been released on a deadly crash involving a Williamsport police officer.

State police now say Officer Jonathan Deprenda was going 88 miles per hour in 35 MPH zone when his cruiser collided with another car, killing that driver.

Troopers who investigated the January 12 crash say Officer Deprenda was responding to help another officer with his lights and sirens on. He attempted to pass three cars and the third car turned into his path.

The fiery collision killed James Robinson, 42, of Williamsport.

State police are now trying to track down the car that was behind the victim’s car at the time of the deadly crash.


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