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Police in Monroe County investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Crash happend Wednesday along Route 196

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. - Authorities in Monroe County are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash.

The Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department reports John Janosevic was killed in a crash late Wednesday night along Route 196.

Authorities were called to investigate a pedestrian crash just before 11 p.m. When officers arrived, they found that Janosevic had died at the scene.

Investigators said the 67-year-old Coolbaugh Township man was walking near the middle of the northbound lane of Route 196 and wearing dark clothing, which may have contributed to the crash.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police are reconstructing the crash and investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at 570-895-2400.


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