The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

March 3, 2014

Man dies after car slides into parked flatbed trailer


The Herald

WEST SALEM TOWNSHIP — A Greenville man died after a crash early Sunday on Sharon-Greenville Road in West Salem Township.

Jesse James Wasser, 29,  of Columbia Avenue, lost control of his northbound car. It slid broadside into the rear of a flatbed trailer in a parking area along the east berm of Route 18, said Robert L. Snyder, deputy Mercer County coroner, in a news release.

Snyder said he pronounced Wasser dead at the scene at 7:31 a.m. as a result of injuries he suffered in the crash. Wasser wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, Snyder said.

Greenville-West Salem police are investigating the crash. West Salem Volunteer Fire Deartment and Life Force Ambulance assisted.