State Police Update: Danville man dies in Route 45 crash Friday

MONTANDON — A man from Danville died in a crash in Northumberland County Friday.  State police tell us 62-year-old Donald Stephens was pronounced dead by Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley.

The noon-hour crash happened in West Chillisquaque Township near Hobbes Road. Troopers say Stephens was driving west, and was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by Robert Delbo of Lewisburg.  They say Delbo swerved into the oncoming lane where a vehicle was slowing to make a turn.

Delbo was taken to Geisinger where a spokeswoman Friday evening said he was treated and released. There were several children in the vehicle which was slowing to make a turn–no one else was injured in the accident. Seatbelt information was incomplete from troopers.


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