- Associated Press - Monday, October 24, 2016

SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) - State police say they found a Pennsylvania driver and his New Jersey passenger dead after a pickup truck they were in left the road, flipped onto its roof and became partially submerged in a marsh.

Police say they found the truck on late Saturday afternoon in Ross Township, Pennsylvania about 65 miles north of Philadelphia.

It wasn’t immediately clear when the crash happened.

Police say the driver, 47-year-old Howard Brown, of Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania was thrown from the pickup. He was found dead underwater behind the vehicle. Police say Brown wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

Police say Brown’s 39-year-old passenger, Tara Hallingse, of Lebanon, New Jersey, was found in the passenger seat. She was declared dead at the scene.

Autopsies are planned for both victims.

The crash remains under investigation.


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