One person was killed and another seriously injured in an accident near FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading.

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. Friday on Centre Avenue, also known as Route 61, between Cathedral Street and the Warren Street Bypass interchange, just north of the ballpark.

One person died at the scene; another victim was rushed to the trauma center at Reading Hospital with serious injuries, said police, who have not released the names of either person.

Police ask that you avoid the area for the time being.