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Monroe County woman dies after being hit by vehicle

Published On: Apr 02 2014 09:43:23 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2014 12:01:18 PM EDT
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A Monroe County woman died after being hit by a car at a busy intersection Tuesday night.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police said 49-year-old Jeanine Anes of Tobyhanna Twp.  was hit by a vehicle driven by Michael Klasen of Dunmore, Lackawanna County.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of Routes 611 and 423 (Prospect Street) in Tobyhanna.


Anes was found unconscious and was airlifted to Geisinger Hospital in Scranton where she died of her injuries a little over an hour later.

Klasen suffered minor injuries.

Police closed the northbound lanes of Route 611 for several hours while they conducted an investigation.

The road was reopened around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

The investigation is continuing, Anyone with information is asked to call police at 570-895-2450.