Jason Ruszin Dies In Fiery Crash Into Concrete Wall: Police

An 18-year-old Chester County man has died in a fiery car crash, Pennsylvania State Police.

Jason "JJ" Ruszin in February, 2023.

Jason "JJ" Ruszin in February, 2023.

Photo Credit: Facebook/JJ Ruszin @jj.ruszin.5

Jason "JJ" Ruszin of West Grove was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 10:46 p.m. on Dec. 27, Trooper Michael Carter details in the release. 

JJ had been traveling east on West Baltimore Pike when the rain picked up. In the deluge he lost control of his vehicle — "exiting the roadway striking a concrete wall and a utility pole. The motor vehicle also caught fire," Carter wrote. 

The West Grove Fire Company, Medic 94, EMS, and the Chester County Coroner's Officer also responded to the fatal crash. 

The roadway was closed for several hours while crews repaired a utility pole. 

The investigation into this crash is ongoing by PSP Avondale.  Anyone with information can reach Trooper Carter at 610-268-2022.

JJ was a recent high school graduate.

He is survived by his mom, dad, sister, and extended family, according to social media. 

His funeral and memorial details were not available at the time of publication. 

This is the first of two fatal crashes into a wall by a Pennsylvania men that Daily Voice has reported on in the last 24 hours. Click here to read about the crash that killed 55-year-old Steve Christiano, of Upper Black Eddy, PA.

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