Homicide by Vehicle Charge Filed for Deadly 2018 Wrong-Way Crash on Turnpike
CARBON COUNTY, Pa. -- State police in Carbon County have charged a prominent attorney from Shavertown with several offenses for a deadly crash that happened here on the turnpike in November 2018. Police accuse 69-year-old Joseph Persico of being drunk when he crashed into the vehicle driven by 50-year-old Paul Gerrity of Scranton.