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Coroner called to scene of deadly accident in Reading

Published On: Mar 15 2013 02:44:33 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 05:26:53 PM EDT
Centre Avenue fatal accident

Andrew Goodwin/69 News

READING, Pa. -

One person was killed and another seriously injured in an accident near FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading.

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. Friday on Centre Avenue, also known as Route 61, between Cathedral Street and the Warren Street Bypass interchange, just north of the ballpark.

One person died at the scene; another victim was rushed to the trauma center at Reading Hospital with serious injuries, said police, who have not released the names of either person.

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Police ask that you avoid the area for the time being.