Police: Officer couldn’t save driver in burning car
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.