One dead in Frackville Grade crash

Emily Graham, Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa.

Mar. 10—One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on the Frackville Grade.

According to preliminary reports, a vehicle pulled onto Route 61 from Darkwater Road around 2:45 p.m., into the path of a southbound vehicle. The southbound vehicle struck the vehicle coming from Darkwater, whose driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the southbound vehicle was injured. State police have not identified the victims pending the notification of the next of kin.