Perry Township crash claims life of Shoemakersville woman

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Published: Dec 14 2012 03:55:42 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 14 2012 06:14:51 PM EST
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State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a 79-year-old Shoemakersville woman.

The crash occurred around 1 p.m. Friday when a 2011 Chevrolet Impala driven by Marlene M. Wallace -- who was not wearing a seatbelt -- traveled across the roadway on Forest Lane and struck a large tree, according to State Police.

Wallace was transported to Reading Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The investigation continues.