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Two Found Dead After Pickup Truck Crashes into Swamp

ROSS TOWNSHIP — Two people were found dead after a pickup truck crashed into a swamp in Monroe County. Crews were called around 4:45 p.m. Saturday to Kunk...

ROSS TOWNSHIP -- Two people were found dead after a pickup truck crashed into a swamp in Monroe County.

Crews were called around 4:45 p.m. Saturday to Kunkletown Road near Saylorsburg.

According to state police, the pickup was on its roof and partly in the water. A woman was in the passenger seat. A man was thrown from the truck and was under the water behind it.

Troopers identified the victims as Howard Brown, 47, of Saylorsburg and Tara Hallingse, 39, of Lebanon, New Jersey.

The coroner said it appeared the truck was in the water since Friday night.

Kunkletown Road was shut down for several hours.

The crash is still under investigation.