Lower Mahanoy Township crash ends in fatality

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LOWER MAHANOY TWP.– A Thursday afternoon crash ended with one dead in Northumberland County.

Christopher Franki, 50, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Franki was traveling northbound on Route 225 at approximately 3:10 p.m. A second car, operated by Richard Berry, was traveling southbound in the opposite lane.

For unknown reasons, Franki swerved into the opposite lane, and Berry attempted to avoid him but the cars collided head on.

The crash is still under investigation.