Sunday, April 14, 2024

Pennsylvania State Police Identify Victim of Fatal Crash in Schuylkill County

The Pennsylvania State Police have identified the victim in a fatal crash in West Brunswick Township near Orwigsburg on Saturday evening.

According to Troopers from the Schuylkill Haven Barracks, the crashed occurred in the area of 62 New Philadelphia just before 6:00pm, Saturday.

Troopers say the crash occurred as Susan Lehman, 70, of Orwigsburg was driving south in a Subaru Impreza on New Philadelphia Road, left the roadway and struck a mailbox.  She continued until she struck a tree.

Lehman suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced at the scene by the Schuylkill County Coroner's Office.  State Police said she was not wearing a seatbelt.

State Police were assisted at the scene by the Deer Lake Fire Department, Orwigsburg Fire Department.