Hazleton man dead after ATV crashes into bus

By Roger DuPuis - [email protected]

HAZLE TWP. — A Hazleton man is dead after the ATV he was driving struck a city bus Thursday evening, state police said.

Derniel Jiminez, 27, was driving west on 22nd Street at 6:35 p.m. when he failed to stop for the stop sign at North James Street, troopers said. The ATV then crashed into the driver’s side rear end of a southbound transit bus operated by Anthony Kalenak, 59, of Ebervale.

Jimenez was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Hazleton, where he died of his injuries, state police said. Kalenak was uninjured.

State police were still investigating the crash later Thursday.


By Roger DuPuis

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