The name of a 17-year old Hawley boy who was killed in a motor vehicle crash early Saturday near Hawley, has not been released by State Police.
According to Trooper Michael Pritchyk, Honesdale barracks, the teenager was driving the car; no other occupants were mentioned. The crash occurred at approximately 3:15 a.m. Saturday June 29, on Long Ridge Road near the intersection with Ridge Avenue.
The operator was traveling east on Long Ridge Road when the silver 1998 Audi A4 1.6 crossed the double yellow lines. The operator then swerved back across the roadway, losing control of the vehicle.
The car then traveled off the south berm and up an embankment. After striking the embankment, the vehicle rolled numerous times. It rolled across the intersection and off the road again, landing on the driver's side.
Hawley Ambulance & Rescue Company and Hawley Fire Department responded to the scene. The teenager was not wearing a seat belt, the Trooper said. The Wayne County Coroner pronounced the operator dead at the scene.
Although no name was given by police, the only identifying description released was that the operator was a white, non-Hispanic male, age 17. His residence was given simply as Hawley.
The vehicle sustained severe damage.