Wissinoming man dies in Poconos crash

Police have identified the victim who died in a Sunday morning car accident in the Poconos.

Wissinoming’s Richard Kajkowski, 21, died from injuries he sustained after his Mini Cooper hit a tree in Monroe County. Authorities believe ice and snow may have played a role in the crash.

Kajkowski, a Roman High graduate, had an apprenticeship with the steamfitter union. His death notice is below.

KAJKOWSKI, RICHARD AARON, suddenly Jan. 3, 2010, at the age of 21. Beloved son of Richard and Karen (nee McCay); dear brother of Casey, Kirstie, Chelsea and Kali; loving grandson of Richard and Ruth Kajkowski and Robert McCay and the late Ruth; also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins and his girlfriend, Breanna Depew. Relatives, friends and members of Local Steamfitters 420 are invited to his viewing Thursday evening, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and also Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Burnes Funeral Home, 9708 Frankford Ave., followed by his funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m., St. Timothy Church, 3001 Levick St. [source]

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