Police: 2 dead, one badly injured in Berks County crash

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Published: Apr 27 2013 04:48:48 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 29 2013 09:39:52 AM EDT
2 dead in Earl Township accident
EARL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

Two people are dead, another badly injured in a crash in Berks County, according to State Police in Reading.

It happened around 4 p.m. Saturday, in the 200 block of Sunset Hill Road in Earl Township.

Police say 71-year-old Lisa Wergeland and 51-year-old Sharon Richards were killed when their SUV crashed head-on into a tree after coming out of a turn.

 The driver of the vehicle is said to still be in critical condition.

The wreck caused the road to be closed for more than three hours while investigators reconstructed the accident.