BERN TWP., Pa. - Two people are dead after an accident in Berks County early Thursday morning.

One vehicle was involved in the wreck around 2:15 a.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of County Welfare Road in Bern Township, according to county dispatchers.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene, said the Berks County coroner.

A third person was taken to the hospital, but the extent of that person's injuries is not known.

The road was closed for several hours in the area of Hilltop Road, near the Willow Hollow Golf Course.

Authorities have not yet commented on what led to the crash.

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