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19-year-old pronounced dead at scene of I-80 crash

A single-vehicle crash took a Mill Hall man’s life on Interstate 80 near Greene Township.

Leonard G. Young, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police at Lamar. The crash occurred at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday near mile marker 187.

Young was driving west on I-80 when he traveled off the road for an unknown reason. The vehicle traveled about 300 feet in the grass median before crossing lanes and crashing into a guard rail. The Ford F-250 then traveled over the median again and began to roll over.

Young was ejected from the vehicle during the crash. Police said he was not wearing a seat belt.

State police at Lamar, Sugar Valley Fire Company, Goodwill Hose Ambulance and the state Department of Transportation responded to the crash.

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