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Berks woman killed in Thanksgiving crash in Atglen

3-vehicle wreck happened in Chester County

Berks woman killed in Thanksgiving crash in Atglen

ATGLEN, Pa. - A Berks County woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident in Chester County on Thursday.

Carol Ann Rissmiller died in the crash on Route 41, near Lower Valley Road, in Atglen, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The accident happened around 3:45 p.m., when a southbound vehicle crossed into the northbound lane, according to police.

That vehicle struck the driver's side of the second vehicle. After the collision, the first vehicle continued south in the northbound lane, colliding with the front of the vehicle in which Rissmiller was a front-seat passenger.

Police said all three drivers were taken to either Lancaster General Hospital or Jennersville Hospital. Rissmiller was taken to Lancaster General Hospital, where she died of her injuries.

A backseat passenger in Rissmiller's vehicle was also taken to Lancaster General for treatment.


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