Hellertown Man Reportedly One of Irene's Victims

Local media outlets are reporting that Jason Dahms, of Hellertown, was killed when his SUV plunged off the PA Turnpike's Northeast Extension in heavy rain early Sunday.

A man from Hellertown was killed early Sunday when he lost control of his SUV, struck a guide rail and went down an embankment along the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, according to a story published on The Morning Call.

After going down the embankment, the vehicle reportedly struck a utility pole and ended up on its side.

State police believe heavy rain was responsible for the crash that killed Jason Dahms, according to both the Morning Call report and a story published by WNEP.

Dahms' death is reportedly one of at least three in the area that have so far been attributed to , .


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