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Coroner identifies cause of death for 3 Allentown crash victims

By Nancy Dougherty, WFMZ.com Reporter, NDougherty@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 18 2013 10:55:51 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 18 2013 11:39:16 AM CDT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The Lehigh County coroner's office has ruled on how three crash victims died Sunday night in Allentown.

Chad Fluck, 23, Thomas Fallstich Jr., 46, and Kenneth Marcks, 35, all of 1743 E. Susquehanna Street, died when the car Fluck was driving hit a tree just 10 blocks from their home.

The three were pronounced dead around 11:30 p.m.

An autopsy Tuesday morning showed all three died of multiple blunt force trauma.

Their deaths were ruled accidental.

The accident happened in the 700 block of East Susquehanna Street around 10:40 p.m.

The coroner's office and the Allentown police are conducting an investigation.

Friends of the victims have set up an account to help the families pay for funeral expenses.

Donations are being accepted at PNC branches and can also be mailed to:
Culpepper Caring Fund
807 Nantucket Circle
Bethlehem, PA 18015