LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Zorka Osterman, of Scranton, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday evening fatal vehicle crash in Lackawanna County.

Osterman, 77, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Carbondale Tuesday evening.


According to reports, Osterman was operating a vehicle near 100 Main Street in the Childs section of Carbondale, when the vehicle came into contact with another vehicle around 4:50 p.m. Tuesday.

Osterman was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Other injuries in the crash were not provided as of Tuesday night.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


geo quick facts: Lackawanna County is a U.S. county in the northeastern portion of Pennsylvania. As of the 2020 census, the population was 215,896. Its county seat and largest city is Scranton. The county was created on August 13, 1878, following decades of trying to gain its independence from Luzerne County – Wikipedia.

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