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Victims of Interstate 81 Crash in Schuylkill County Identified

None of the victims are local to the area. DNA evidence was needed for some IDs.

march 28 interstate 81 crash schuylkill county victims identified

The names of the 6 people who died in an Interstate 81 pile-up back on March 28 have been identified.

Pennsylvania State Police released the identities of those individuals who lost their lives when a snow squall blinded travelers and led to the fiery, fatal crash. More than 80 vehicles were involved in the pile-up on the interstate and the road was closed for about 36 hours while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

In addition to the 6 fatalities, another 25 people were injured and required hospital treatment.

DNA evidence collected by Schuylkill County Coroner’s office was used to determine the identities of some of these victims:

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  • Terri Stull, 56, Lexington, MA
  • Douglas Teeter, 57, Lexington, MA
  • Rita Matos, 40, Carlisle
  • Edward Ramos, 43, Carlisle
  • William Douglas, 69, Pine Grove, WV
  • Domingo Diaz, 66, Brooklyn, NY

 

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