MVA

1655 hrs Schuylkill Haven stations 1 & 2 along with Cressona stations 1 & 2 were dispatched to route 61 in the area of the entrance of the cressona mall for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries.  Chief 41 arrived on scene to confirm one patient with serious injury and possibly entrapment. As units continued to arrive on scene it was determined by EMS that unfortunately the patient had succombed to his injuries and a county official was notified.  Crews controlled utilities and fluids on both vehicles and provided lighting and scene saftey for Pennsylvania State Police until they finished their investigation and reopened the involved section of route 61. Engine 733 responded with (5)

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