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Suspect out of hospital after crash involving stolen minivan

Schuylkill County man died after car was struck

READING, Pa. - One of two Lehigh County men charged after a fatal crash that involved a stolen minivan is now out of the hospital and behind bars.

Carlos Rosario was released Thursday afternoon from Reading Hospital, where he spent nearly a week recovering from injuries he suffered in the crash in Upper Tulpehocken Township last Friday, according to Berks County Sheriff Eric Weaknecht. He was committed to the Berks County Jail on $20,000 bail.

Rosario, 33, of Allentown, was driving the stolen minivan off the ramp from Interstate 78 when it crashed at a high rate of speed into a car on Route 183, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The driver of the struck car, Keith Allen Krammes, 56, of Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, died.

Vincent Bynum, 32, also of Allentown, was the minivan's lone passenger. He was arrested at the crash scene.

Both Bynum and Rosario were charged with receiving stolen property and conspiracy of the same. Those charges stem from the theft of another vehicle — a Ford Focus — that crashed on I-78 in Upper Bern Township about a half-hour before the fatal crash, police said.

Charges in the fatal crash have not been filed. Berks County District Attorney John Adams told 69 News on Thursday that the investigation is ongoing.


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