A 61-year-old Schuylkill County woman is dead as the result of a violent head-on crash along Route 54 in Butler township Wednesday afternoon.

The crash occurred at 12:45 p.m. just east of the village of Gilberton in Butler township. The Schuylkill County coroner’s office identified the victim of the crash as Mary Lou Leiby of Ringtown.

Butler township police were assisted at the scene by an accident reconstruction team of state troopers from the Frackville