Driver Killed in Accident near Mansfield

Teen killed after car rolls, hits truck and house, then lands on car

UNION TWP. – An 18-year-old driver has died as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident last evening.

Mansfield-based State Police say that James ‘Jake’ Delos Jones, 18, of 148 Greens Hill Road, was driving a 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser West on Route 414 at approximately 9:30 pm, when he lost control of his car.

As a result, Jones’ car began spinning counter-clockwise, before traveling off the roadway and rolling over, striking a Dodge Ram truck and a house. His car eventually came to rest on top of an Oldsmobile Alero.

Jones was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

The Dodge pickup truck and Oldsmobile Alero were both parked in the driveway of the home that Jones struck. No one inside the home was injured.

State Police were assisted by Canton Fire Department and the Tioga County Coroner’s Office.

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