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Man killed, woman injured in Schuylkill County collision

WAYNE TWP., Pa. - A man from Lebanon County died and a woman from Schuylkill County had to be flown to the hospital after two cars collided on Route 183.

The crash happened Monday afternoon in Wayne Township, Schuylkill County, about ten miles north of Strausstown.

State police say Stephen Batdorf, of Jonestown, died at the scene.

A woman from Pottsville had to be flown to Reading Hospital.

State police say the woman was heading north on 183 when she lost control and crossed into the southbound lane, hitting Batdorf head on.

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