Fatal crash closes Route 724 between Gibraltar, Birdsboro

ROBESON TWP., Pa. - A person was killed in a crash involving a bicycle and a car in Berks County early Tuesday evening, officials said.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. when a woman riding a bicycle was struck on Route 724 near Old River Road and Schuylkill Road in Robeson Township.

Authorities reported that three people had been injured and taken to Reading Hospital. One of the victims, whose name has not been released, died there a short time later, according to the coroner.

Route 724 was closed between Gibraltar Road and Cedar Hill Road for several hours, while authorities investigated the wreck.

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