Coroner IDs woman killed in crash on Route 724 in Berks


The Berks County coroner has identified the woman who lost her life in a crash on Route 724 near Birdsboro.

Sally Ann Messner, 69, of Birdsboro, died Wednesday afternoon at Reading Hospital of the injuries she suffered when her car hit a utility pole on Route 724 in Union Township, according to the coroner.

The crash, which happened shortly after 2:30 p.m., was caused by Messner suffering a medical episode behind the wheel, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.