Last updated: June 29. 2014 10:26AM - 5441 Views
By Jon O’Connell joconnell@civitasmedia.com

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KINGSTON TWP. — A man died after he lost control of his vehicle Saturday night and crashed into a house along Bunker Hill Road.

Township Police say Joseph Derhammer Sr. of Plymouth was traveling south when he lost control of his 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup truck and crossed the oncoming lane and crashed into the residence at 272 Bunker Hill Road just after 9 p.m.

A member of the Luzerne County Coroner’s office pronounced Derhammer dead at the scene, police said.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information about the fatal crash is asked to call investigating officer Charles Rauschkolb of the Kingston Township Police Department at 570-696-1175.

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