Swoyersville Borough Police Department in Luzerne County announced the very untimely passing of one of their own.   Officer Andrew Jones was involved in a motor vehicle accident while off duty early Sunday morning in Carbon County.
Blue candles have been lit under the station’s sign and the flag is at half-staff outside the Swoyersville Borough Police Department.    On Saturday he had just escorted the Christmas parade through the entire town.
      Photos courtesy Swoyersville Borough Police Department
In addition, he also served as the Deputy Fire Chief for the Wyoming Hose Company #1 in Wyoming where he started out as a junior firefighter and rose through the ranks of Chief Engineer, Captain, Assistant Chief, Fire Chief, and more recently Deputy Fire Chief.
He will be truly be missed by many including his family and fiance.
Photo courtesy Wyoming Hose Company #1