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Deadly Crash Shuts Down Route 15 in Union County

WHITE DEER TOWNSHIP -- State police have identified the victim of a deadly crash in Union County.

Troopers say Diane Kent, 60, of Coal Township, was a passenger in a car that was struck from behind by another vehicle around 3 p.m. Sunday on Route 15 near Watsontown.

The collision caused the car to catch fire.

Kent died at the scene.

The driver of the car was flown to a burn center near Allentown. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital near Danville after the crash in Union County.