Man charged after fatal two-vehicle crash


MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WOLF) -- An East Stroudsburg man is charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI.

The crash happened on Thursday around 3 p.m. at Milford Road near Sand Hill Road.

John Teague, 37, was driving when police say his pickup crossed the line and hit an oncoming car, killing the driver, Leonard Wolf, and putting Wolf's passenger Janine DiBenedetto in the ICU.

Police say Teague appeared drunk. A woman and two kids were also in the 1997 truck he was driving, which came back as reported stolen in Burke County, North Carolina, on Nov. 25, the complaint states.

Police say Teague told them cars had stopped to make a left turn and he couldn't stop in time.

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