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Coroner IDs Monroe County crash victim

Published On: Aug 08 2014 08:42:46 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 08 2014 01:46:22 PM EDT

Fatal crash near Brodheadsville

CHESTNUTHILL TWP.,, Pa. -

The coroner has identified the victim of an accident Friday morning in Monroe County.

The crash happened around 8 a.m. at Route 715 and Effort-Neola Road, near Brodheadsville, in Chestnuthill Township.

Michal Kobylinski, the driver of the car, died at the scene, according to Bob Allen, Monroe County's coroner.

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Kobylinski, 20, of Stroudsburg, was driving north on Route 715 when he went into the southbound lane, over-corrected, went up an embankment and wrapped the car around a tree, Allen said.

The death was ruled an accident.

Kobylinski's front seat passenger was his cousin, 18-year-old Chris Szymanski, who was injured and taken to the hospital, but officials had no information about his condition.

State police in Fern Ridge are handling the investigation.