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Two-vehicle crash in Schuylkill

Published January 06. 2010 05:00PM

State police at Frackville reported investigating a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Jan. 5, along SR61 in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Jesse D. Mahieu, 26, of Ringtown, was driving a 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass southbound when he lost control just south of the on ramp from the Schuylkill Mall. The car spun into an embankment along the west berm and came to rest facing south in the left lane.

Troopers said Layton R. Smith, 68, of Pottsville, was also southbound in a 2004 Chevrolet Impala at the time and attempted to avoid the Cutlass in his lane of travel but could not and struck the front passenger side.

No one was injured. The Cutlass had to be towed from the scene, troopers said.

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