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Video: Pennsylvania Woman Killed in Collision with Police Vehicle

May 13, 2014  | 

VIDEO: Pennsylvania Woman Killed in Collision with Police Vehicle

A woman died following a crash Monday night involving a police officer in Carbon County, Pa. Authorities said the wreck happened on Route 209 in Nesquehoning around 6:30 p.m.

Police told WNEP TV that Officer Steven Homanko, 25, lost control of the cruiser and hit a vehicle coming in the opposite direction. Carola Sauers, 69, and Michael Sauers, 64, were taken to the hospital along with the officer.

Carola Sauers died at the hospital. Police said Michael Sauers had severe injuries, and Officer Homanko was listed as having moderate injuries.

Troopers will not confirm that the officer was involved in a chase, as they initially reported.

Tags: Pennsylvania State Police, Patrol Vehicle Accidents, Pennsylvania


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