Saturday, March 18, 2017

Two Die in Crash Saturday Afternoon

Two people died in a crash in Schuylkill County Saturday afternoon.

Around 12:30pm, Saturday, emergency personnel were called to the intersection of Route 61 and Route 443 near Renninger's Market, Schuylkill Haven, for a two-car accident with heavy entrapment.

Two people have been reported to have died in the crash, along with others being injured.

Authorities have identified the fatal victims in the crash as Gage Evans, 7, of Pottsville, and Mark Naftzinger, 57, of New Ringgold.  Both were in separate cars in the crash.

Route 61 was closed for a period of time while the crash was investigated.

More details when they are available.

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