Reading man, 23, killed in crash in Ruscombmanor

Crash occurred around 10 p.m. on Pricetown Road

RUSCOMBMANOR TWP., Pa. - A Reading man lost his life in a head-on crash in Ruscombmanor Township late Tuesday night, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Franklin Sudler was a passenger in a car that was traveling east in the 3400 block of Pricetown Road just after 10 p.m. when it was hit by a westbound car that lost control around an icy curve in the road, police said.

Sudler, 23, of Reading, died at the scene; the driver of the struck car, Danilo Ramos, 23, of Reading, had to be rescued by emergency crews before being taken to Reading Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries, police said.

The driver of the striking vehicle, a 19-year-old man from Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, suffered minor injuries.

Pricetown Road was closed in both directions between Route 73 and Walnuttown Road for approximately four hours.

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