3 killed in weekend crashes

BY STACI WILSON

Three men were killed in separate crashes that occurred over the holiday weekend on roadways inSusquehannaCounty.

Police identified the men killed as David Bryant, 23, Little Meadows; Anthony Bistocchi, 21,New Milford; and Luke Momorella, 25, Turtle Creek.

Bryant, a 23-year-old firefighter andEMTwas killed Saturday, May 27 in a one-vehicle crash on Rt. 4018, Little Meadows Borough.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bryant was a firefighter andEMTwith the Little Meadows Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad.

He was traveling west when he lost control of his vehicle after cresting a knoll in the road. The vehicle entered a spin and exited the roadway off the south berm.

The 1995 Chevrolet Camaro became airborne over a small creek, and then struck a retaining wall and a tree before coming to a rest, on its roof, in a private driveway.

Tpr. A. J. Calzola investigated the1:45 a.m.crash. Little Meadows Fire andEMSresponded to the scene.

Bistocchi died as a result of injuries sustained in a May 27 crash on Rt. 4002 inSilverLakeTwp.

He was transported by the Guthrie Air helicopter toRobertPackerHospital, Sayre, following the5:30 a.m.crash.

Bistocchi was traveling southbound when he failed to negotiate a curve and his Buick Regal exited the roadway and traveled about 87-feet through roadside grass before impacting a tree with the driver’s side door. The vehicle then rotated and struck two trees with the passenger’s side.

Tpr. Joseph Holland investigated the crash.SilverLakeEMSassisted at the scene.

Momorella was killed in a May 27 Bridgewater Twp. ATV crash. He was riding a 1980s Suzuki ATV onFernheim Rd.when he lost control on a downhill right curve in the roadway.

Momorella was ejected off of the ATV and struck a tree.

He was transported from the scene by helicopter toCommunityMedicalCenter,Scranton, where he later died from his injuries.

Tpr. Steven Kozloski investigated. United Fire Co., Montrose, and the Montrose Minute Men assisted at the scene.