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Update: Man killed in Flagstaff rollover

Published April 21. 2019 08:09AM

The Lehigh County Coroner said the man involved in the crash Saturday night on Flagstaff Road near Jim Thorpe has died.

Benjamin Beckett, 40,  was pronounced dead  at 4:27 a.m. Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. 

The incident occurred at 11 p.m. Saturday near West Broadway, Jim Thorpe.

Beckett was the driver of a vehicle that rolled over.  He was treated at the scene and then flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.  He was extricated from the wreckage by members of the Jim Thorpe fire department.

The coroner's office and the Jim Thorpe Police Department are investigating the incident.



My prayers for peace to the family of this young man.
I did not realize death occurred.
Yeah Flagstaff road is dangerous and no guardrail and people are crashing and dying and dumping & burning bodies plus it will save money on emergency responders. Fuck it no more flag no more glen, shit shut down river rafting too...overbearing oppressive government...

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