Man killed, woman hurt in crash on Route 724 in Cumru

CUMRU TWP., Pa. - One person was killed and another was injured in a crash that closed a stretch of Route 724 in Berks County for a few hours late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

The accident involved a vehicle that hit a tree around 10:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of Route 724, between Route 10 and Valley Stream Road, in Cumru Township.

Both people in the car wre rushed to the hospital, but the male driver died a short time later, according to police, who had no information on the extent of the female passenger's injuries.

The victims's names have not been released.

Route 724 reopened around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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