Delaware County Firefighter Dies in Crash

Friends and family are mourning a Delaware County firefighter who was killed in a car accident over the weekend.

Scott Jones, 33, of Aston Township, was driving a 2012 silver Honda CR-V south on North Middletown Road in Edgmont, Pennsylvania around 3:20 a.m. Saturday when it collided with a 2012 white Chevrolet Malibu traveling northbound on North Middletown.

The crash caused both vehicles to go off the roadway and down an embankment. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Malibu, identified as 41-year-old Dante Monastra of West Chester, was taken to the Crozer-Chester Medical Center where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

Jones was a firefighter and EMT with the Newtown Square Fire Company for the past five years. He was also a volunteer with the Aston Township Fire Department and a career firefighter and EMT with the Media Fire Hook and Ladder Company.

State Police continue to investigate the accident. If you have any information, please call 484-840-1000.

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