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Teen dies as a result of Route 118 crash

By Staff | May 27, 2015

LAIRDSVILLE – The teenager who crashed his pickup truck on Route 118 on Monday morning, May 18, died of his injuries at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, state police said.

Anthony S. Gennusa, 18, of Sweet Valley, Luzerne County, lost control of his truck as he was traveling west on Route 118 about 7:50 a.m., Trooper Blake Brown said.

The teenager went off the road and then back on, crossing the eastbound lane before striking an embankment, Brown said.

Gennusa was not wearing a seat belt, Brown added.

Concerning another crash in the region, Levi A. Miller, 19, of Hughesville, was treated at Muncy Valley Hospital for moderate injuries he suffered when he was ejected from his pickup truck when it overturned, landing upright in the median along Interstate 180 in Muncy Township about 5:10 a.m. Thursday, May 21, state police said.