Mary C. Flickinger Killed and Ian Eckels Injured in Roberson Township Accident
Berks County, Pennsylvania (August 5, 2017) – A woman, 30, was killed early Friday after two cars collided head-on in Berks County, according to authorities.
The fatal accident was reported after 3 a.m. August 4, in the 2000 block of Cocalico Road in Robeson Township.
The woman identified as Mary C. Flickinger was pronounced dead at the crash site at 6:26 a.m. by Berks County Deputy Coroner and she had been trapped inside her car, as per an Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner.
The driver of the other car, identified as Ian Eckels, 23, of Pottstown sustained moderate injuries in the crash and was taken to Reading Hospital. He was listed in fair condition as of Friday afternoon, according to Township police.
Police also said that both drivers were not wearing seat belts.
The road was blocked for about six hours for investigators to reconstruct the crash site.
Authorities are still investigating the wreck.
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