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One Dead After Crash in Luzerne County

HANOVER TOWNSHIP -- One person has died after a crash late Saturday night in Luzerne County.

The crash occurred along South Main Road in the Lee Park section of Hanover Township, near Wilkes-Barre. According to police, a car with four passengers was traveling southbound when it crossed over into the northbound lane and struck a utility pole.

All four passengers were taken to a local hospital via ambulance.

The Luzerne County coroner has not yet released the identity of the victim.

Newswatch 16 was on scene at the crash site early Sunday and found a memorial already in place.