Saturday, April 22, 2023

Coroner Called to Scene of a Crash in Ryan Township

The Schuylkill County Coroner's office was called to the scene of a crash early Saturday near Mahanoy City.

The single vehicle crash occurred just before 2:15am on Barnesville Drive (Route 54) near the intersection with Tunnel Road.

By 2:45am, Route 54 was shut down in the area and the Schuylkill County Coroner's Office was called to the scene for a fatal crash.  Route 54 was closed from the top of the Vulcan Hill near Interstate 81 to Hillside Drive, in both directions.

By 4:30am, the roadway was open to at least one lane.  There is a low hanging utility pole from the crash.  PPL has been advised.

No other details were available on the crash.

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating.