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Orwigsburg Woman Dies in Vehicle Crash Saturday

Crash happened along New Philadelphia Rd. just before 6 p.m.

An Orwigsburg woman died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash just outside the borough after her car hit a mailbox and a tree.

An Orwigsburg woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash just outside the borough on Saturday afternoon.

According to information from State Police-Schuylkill Haven, the crash happened just minutes before 6 p.m. along New Philadelphia Rd., West Brunswick Twp.

Police say a vehicle driven by 70-year-old Susan Lehman, of Orwigsburg was headed south on New Philadelphia Rd. when it left the roadway and struck a mailbox.

Lehman’s vehicle continued south and came to a complete stop when it struck a tree.

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Police say Lehman was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and died as a result of her injuries sustained in the crash.

She was pronounced dead at the crash by a member of the Schuylkill County Coroner’s office.

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