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Blakeslee woman killed in Rt. 115 head-on collision

17-year-old Bethlehem girl seriously injured

CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A head-on collision on Route 115 in Monroe County killed a Blakeslee woman Monday afternoon.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the wreck occurred around 4:10 p.m. just north of Brookmont Drive in Chestnuthill Township.

Police say a Ford Explorer, driven by an unidentified 17-year-old girl, crossed the center line and struck a Lexus RX 330 driven by Diamilatou Bah, 53, of Blakeslee.

Bah died at the scene. The 17-year-old Bethlehem teen was transported to a local hospital with major injuries to her lower body.

The road was closed for more than four hours between Bunny Lane and Treible Drive as a result.

The investigation is ongoing.


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