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Crash Claims Two in Monroe County

UPDATE: Route 611 reopened around 10:30 p.m. on Monday in Monroe County. POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two women are dead following a crash that happened on Rout...

UPDATE: Route 611 reopened around 10:30 p.m. on Monday in Monroe County.

POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Two women are dead following a crash that happened on Route 611 in Pocono Township.

The coroner was called to the area between two Scotrun exits on Route 611.

The coroner has identified the victims as 68-year-old Joan Grabinsky of Effort and her daughter Karen of Hamilton Township.

The pair died just after 6:00 Monday night when their car collided with a pickup truck.

Emergency crews shut down the road in both directions for over three hours.