- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—A Crestwood High School graduate and celebrated golfer died Friday from injuries sustained in a car crash in West Orange, New Jersey.

Matthew Kachurak, 23, of Mountain Top graduated high school in 2010 and was a full-time student at Wilkes University at the time of his death. He played golf for Crestwood High School and Wilkes University, and won the Classic at the Wyoming Valley Country Club with his father in 2011.

Along with being a full-time student at Wilkes University, he worked two part-time jobs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and the Blue Ridge Golf Course.

A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at McCune Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial taking place Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Jude Church.


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