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Bowmanstown woman killed in Berks crash

Published April 23. 2010 05:00PM

A one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Berks County has resulted in the death of a Bowmanstown woman.

Donna J. Knobloch, 59, was pronounced dead at Reading Hospital where she was transported by ambulance.

The accident happened at about 2:30 p.m. on Van Reed Road in Spring Township.

According to police, Knobloch was traveling south on Van Reed Road when for some unknown reason her car left the road and hit a utility pole head-on.

Knobloch was by herself in the car.

Deputy Coroner Terri Straka ruled the death an accident. Straka said Knobloch died of internal and multiple injuries.

Van Reed Road was closed for about 2 1/2 hours because of the accident.

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