TOP HEADLINES BERKS, LANCASTER 06/15


>>One Person Dead After Crash In Berks County

(Jefferson Township, PA) -- One man is dead following a crash in Berks County. The accident happened yesterday morning near the area of Shartlesville Road and New Schafferstown Road on Route 183 in Jefferson Township. Police say the 31-year-old driver of a car lost control, hit a bridge and then was struck by a tractor-trailer.

>>Man Dies Few Days After Being Rescued From Apartment Fire In Reading

(Reading, PA) -- A man who was rescued from an apartment fire last week in Reading is dead. The Lehigh County Coroner's Office announced that 68-year-old Wayne Eidson passed away from his injuries over the weekend at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Cedar Crest. Officials say the cause of death is being ruled as accidental from thermal injuries, including smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity.

>>Alvernia University Extends President Loyack's Contract

(Reading, PA) -- Alvernia University's president is going to be serving for at least a few more years. The university's Board of Trustees voted unanimously recently to extend President Loyack's contract through 2027. Loyack became the school's seventh president in 2019, and he is currently overseeing Alvernia's Reading CollegeTowne initiative.

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>>Lancaster County Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Minor

(Elizabethtown, PA) -- A Lancaster County man is going to be spending a lot of time behind bars for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. Jesus DeJesus-Gonzalez of Elizabethtown was sentenced to a prison term of ten to 20 years in federal prison last week. Prosecutors say he was found guilty on aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault, intimidation of a witness, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with a minor. He will also be required to register as a sex offender for life.

>>Winning Cash Five Ticket Worth More Than $390K Sold In Berks County

(Reading, PA) -- Someone in Berks County is now a lot richer. The P-A Lottery announced yesterday that a winning Cash Five ticket worth more than 390-thousand-dollars was sold Sunday at the Yours One Stop store at 300 Morgantown Road in Reading. The store is going to get a 500-dollar bonus for selling the ticket. The lucky winner is being asked to sign the back of the ticket and contact your nearest state lottery office to claim your prize.


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