MAHONING TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An off-duty police officer from Luzerne County died after a crash early Sunday morning in Carbon County.
Andrew Jones worked as an officer for the Swoyersville Police Department.
He died at the hospital after crashing into a tree around 2:00 a.m. on Mill Street in Mahoning Township.
Jones was sworn in as a full-time officer back in October.
Officials posted a statement on the borough's Facebook page, stating in part,
“He was a very friendly police officer who wanted nothing more to be a police officer for Swoyersville. In his two and a half shorts months he spent with us, he left a lasting impression that may never be forgotten.”
There's no word on what caused the deadly wreck in Carbon County.