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by News Department on 07/03/19

Passenger killed...

The victim of a crash on Route 443 in Wayne Township has been identified. 

According to Skook News, it was just after 6:00am, Tuesday, when emergency personnel were dispatched to 912 Long Run Road in Wayne Township, near Pine Grove for a motor vehicle accident with heavy entrapment, involving a garbage truck and another vehicle. 

The two people in the car were identified as 48 year old Joseph Kopinetz, the driver, and 63 year old Robert Schaeffer; the passenger. 

Police say their vehicle ran into the back of the garbage truck which was parked along Route 443.

 Schaeffer was pronounced dead at the scene by a Schuylkill County Deputy Coroner. Kopinetz was flown to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

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