A tragedy happened on Route 209 Monday afternoon between Nesquehoning and Jim Thorpe.
A police cruiser collided with a car, resulting in the death of 69-year-old Carola Sauers. She was a passenger in a car driven by Michael Sauers, age 64. Michael Sauers was seriously injured.
The police officer also suffered injuries.
The investigation is in its preliminary stages, so full details aren't available.
As with any sensational event, there are conflicting reports.
There was one report that the crash happened during a chase.