Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Victim Identified in Fatal Head-On Crash in Highridge Industrial Park

State Police at Frackville have released the identity of the victim in a fatal crash in Highridge Industrial Park on Tuesday morning.

According to Troopers, the crash occurred on Keystone Boulevard in Cass Township around 5:30am.

Police say Duane Kline, 64, of Ringtown was driving south on Keystone Boulevard in a Chevrolet Trail Blazer as Gabriel Ignacio, 21, of Bethlehem, PA was traveling north in a Freightliner FTL.

Kline reportedly crossed over into the northbound lane and struck the curb, then continued in the north lane striking Ignacio's truck head on.

Kline suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by a Schuylkill County Deputy Coroner.

Ignacio was not injured.

Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and had to be towed from the scene.


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