Schuylkill man dies in crash
A Schuylkill County man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday along SR61 at Seven Stars Road, near the Cressona Mall, in North Manheim Township.
State police at Schuylkill Haven identified the deceased as James Gorski, 65, of Pottsville.
According to troopers Gorski was southbound operating a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta in the left lane. As he approached the Seven Stars Road, he made a left turn and pulled into the path of a northbound 2004 Ford F250 truck driven by Thomas Salvadora, 38, of Shenandoah. The front of the Ford hit the passenger side of the Jetta.
Upon impact the two vehicles traveled northbound for about 100 feet before coming to rest facing north.
Gorski was pronounced dead at the sceen. Salvadora was not injured. The investigation into the crash is continuing, troopers added.