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Driver killed after vehicle crashes into Butler Township home

BUTLER TWP., Pa. - A Pottsville man was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. on Route 54, just west of Lavelle Road, in Butler Township, Schuylkill County.

Police say a 68-year-old man driving a pick-up truck veered off the roadway for unknown reasons and hit a fence, parked car, and a home.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have not released his name.

State police are continuing to investigate the crash.

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