Southeastern PA

Northampton County teen dies in Bucks crash

Victim identified as Benjamin Knauss of Hellertown

1 killed in Bucks crash

NOCKAMIXON TWP., Pa. - One person was killed in an accident in Bucks County Thursday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Benjamin Knauss of Hellertown.

Bucks County coroner Joseph Campbell said Knauss died from multiple traumatic injuries.

The accident  happened around 2:30 p.m. on Route 611, also known as Easton Road, near Foellner Lane in Nockamixon Township.

State Police said a car -- apparently the one driven by Knauss -- was heading north when for unknown reasons it crossed over the southbound lanes and onto the shoulder.

Police said the car collided with another car heading south.

The driver of the first car was dead when emergency crews arrived.

The other driver was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem with unknown injuries. Police have not identified the injured driver.


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