One Man Dead After an Early Morning Collision

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CLIFTON TOWNSHIP -- One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on Saturday morning in Lackawanna County.

Michael Evans, of Archbald was killed after the jeep he was driving in collided with a tractor trailer on Route 435, at the Phillips Road intersection, near Gouldsboro.

According to officials, it happened just after 1 a.m., when the driver of the Jeep Cherokee drove into the path of a Freightliner when attempting to cross the intersection.

After impact, the jeep rolled over striking several utility poles, and came to rest on its roof.

The investigation continues.

Dan Ratchford February 25, 201310:56 am

Michael Evans, 33 of Archbald was killed in the wreck, according to the Lackawanna County coroner.