Reading man killed in Saturday morning crash in Lancaster

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BRECKNOCK TWP, Lancaster, Pa- State police in Bowmansville say a 23-year-old man from Reading died in a early Saturday morning car crash in Lancaster County.

The crash happened just after 3:00 a.m. along the PA Turnpike I-76 westbound near mile marker 292.2, just South of Bridge Road in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County.

According to police Gamaliel Boutin, 22, of Pottstown, was driving when for unknown reasons lost control, traveled into the right hand  lane, striking a mile marker post, before traveling up a grass embankment and barrel rolling about 4 times.

Boutin was able to get out of the car on his own with moderate injuries, police said.

Gregaire Mesilas, 23, of Reading, was the passenger inside the vehicle and died from severe injuries he received during the crash.

State police say both men were wearing their seat-belts during the crash, and all air bags did deploy.

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