UPDATE: Man Killed in Carbon County Crash Identified

UPDATE: According to troopers, the man killed in Sunday’s crash has been identified as Damian Mele, 20, of Lehighton. He was a passenger in a Jeep Cherokee that crashed.

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is dead after a crash early Sunday morning near Jim Thorpe.

The coroner tells Newswatch 16 the man was thrown from his car along Maury Road just after 1 a.m.

Maury Road was closed for six hours after the crash.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday in Carbon County.


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