UPDATE: According to troopers, the man killed in Sunday’s crash has been identified as Damian Mele, 20, of Lehighton. He was a passenger in a Jeep Cherokee that crashed.
PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man is dead after a crash early Sunday morning near Jim Thorpe.
The coroner tells Newswatch 16 the man was thrown from his car along Maury Road just after 1 a.m.
Maury Road was closed for six hours after the crash.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday in Carbon County.