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Body pulled from burning car in Topton creek

Published On: Aug 06 2014 12:09:46 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 04 2014 01:05:05 PM EDT

Car pulled from Toad Creek in Topton


State police and the Berks County coroner are investigating a death in Topton.

The Topton Fire Company was dispatched at 5:14 a.m. Sunday for what was reported as a brush fire at the borough park, according to Trooper David Beohm, Pennsylvania State Police.

Responding firefighters arrived to find a vehicle on fire in Toad Creek. Once they extinguished the flames, they discovered a body inside the vehicle.


Authorities have not yet identified the body. Anyone who may have information is asked contact Pennsylvania State Police.