Po­lice: Of­fi­cer couldn’t save driver in burn­ing car

The Morning Call - - Local News - — An­drew Scott

Adriver waskilled whenave­hi­cle crashed and­caught fire Fri­day af­ter­noon in Car­bon County.

At 3:07 p.m., a car was head­ing west on Route 902, near Coun­try Club Road, in Ma­hon­ing Town­ship when it went off the road, and hit a tree, Ma­hon­ing Town­ship po­lice said. The tree fell on the car, which caught fire.

An of­fi­cer tried putting out the fire and free­ing the driver, but was un­able to do so. The driver’s iden­tity has not been re­leased.

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