Crash claims woman
A 78-year-old woman was killed Friday morning in a two-car accident in Dallas Township, according to the Luzerne County Coroner.
Shirley Zajkowski, of Monroe Township,died around 11:10 a.m. after police said she was partially ejected from her vehicle. The accident happened on Memorial Highway (Rt. 309), when she pulled out in front of another vehicle.
Dallas Twp. police officer John Mendygral said Zajkowski wasn’t wearing her seat belt when she pulled out of an access road near the A&A Auto Store and a car traveling south slammed into the side of her van.
The victim’s van flipped over in the collision, he said.