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Second victim of Plymouth Twp. crash dies

PLYMOUTH TWP. – A township woman involved in a vehicular accident that killed a Plymouth Township teen on Saturday has died, the Luzerne County Coroner’s Office reported Tuesday.

Courtney Leigh Engle, 18, was a passenger in a 2003 Hyundai Accent that crashed into a concrete pillar on state Route 11 at about 10 p.m. Thursday, state police at Wyoming said.

The driver, Kyle Joseph Eckrote, 18, died at the scene.

Police said Eckrote was traveling north on Route 11 and lost control, crossing the southbound lane of travel and striking the concrete pillar.

Engle, a 2008 graduate of Greater Nanticoke Area, was flown to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township, where she died Tuesday morning.

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