Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Two Teens Die in Berks County Crash on Tuesday Afternoon

Two teenagers died in a crash in Berks County Tuesday Afternoon.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Hamburg, the crash occurred around 4:30pm on Bricker Road in Upper Tulpehocken Township.

Police say the one vehicle crash occurred when a 17 year old was travelling on Bricker Road and the driver veered to the left travelling off the roadway and struck a tree.  The impact caused the vehicle to split in half into a field.

Two passengers, Sean Orner, 18, of Bethel, and Shanon Althouse, 18, of Womelsdorf both suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is still being investigated.