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Man killed, 3 people hurt in crash on Route 222 in Richmond

Jose Jimenez-Hernandez died at the scene

RICHMOND TWP., Pa. - A 22-year-old Reading man was killed and three people were rushed to the hospital in a two-vehicle wreck in Berks County.

The crash happened at around 5 a.m. Sunday on Route 222 North in Richmond Township.

A vehicle driven by Jose Jimenez-Hernandez crossed over the grass median and right into the path of another vehicle, police said.

Jimenez-Hernandez died at the scene.

The three other victims were taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown, but officials had no information about the extent of their injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.


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