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Berks County coroner identifies man killed in four-vehicle wreck

Published On: Dec 24 2013 10:56:45 AM EST   Updated On: Oct 12 2013 12:55:38 PM EDT

One man killed in fatal crah on Route 61 in Perry Township


Authorities have identified the man killed in a four-vehicle crash in Perry Township, Berks County.

It happened around 5:15 Friday afternoon on Route 61 near Shoemakersville Road.

Police say 48-year-old Raymond Bogardus Jr. of Lenhartsville was driving north when he lost control of his car and swerved into the southbound lanes.


Bogardus was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of one of the other vehicles was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.