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Teen dies after hit by car in Coolbaugh Township

COOLBAUGH TWP., Pa. - Police in Monroe County are investigating after a 17-year-old was hit and killed by a car Monday night.

It happened on Route 196 near Woodside Drive around 8:30 p.m., according to police.

Officials said the teen had just gotten off of a Pocono Pony bus and was crossing Route 196 when he was hit.

The Tobyhanna teen was flown to Geisinger Community Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

The road was closed for about five hours overnight while Pocono Mountain Regional Police investigated the crash.

No charges have been filed.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact police at 570-895-2400.


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