Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Victim Identified in Sunday's Fatal Crash on Route 183

The victim in a fatal crash on Route 183 in Wayne Township, Schuylkill County has been identified.

The crash occurred just before 11:00pm, Sunday, July 30th, 2023,3 on Route 183 in Wayne Township near the entrance to Lake Wynonah.

The single-vehicle accident took place when a vehicle rolled over and the driver became entrapped. The impact was severe enough to shear a pole at the scene.

When emergency personnel arrived on scene, they reported the driver of the vehicle being a Class 5.

The Schuylkill County Coroner's Office was summoned to the location, and Deputy Coroner Albert Barnes pronounced 58-year-old Michael Walker, of Kulpmont, Northumberland County, dead at the scene.

Authorities from the Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven are actively investigating the incident.