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    The victim killed in a crash over the weekend in Upper Macungie has been identified, authorities said. Benjamin Bleiler, 47, of Allentown, died at the scene of the crash Sunday, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office said Monday afternoon. Upper Macungie police were called to Hickory Lane and Snowdrift Road around 6:30 p.m. Two SUVs collided after entering the intersection at the same time, according to investigators. Bleiler was pronounced dead at 8:15 p.m., the coroner's office said. Bleiler had been with the Lehigh Valley Health Network for over 18 years, most recently as a technical services manager, according to his Linkedin page.  His passenger and the other driver were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries, police said. The crash is still under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact Officer Forrester with the Upper Macungie Police Department at (484)-661-5911.
    One person was killed in a fiery crash over the weekend in Lehigh County, authorities said. Upper Macungie police were called to Hickory Lane and Snowdrift Road around 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Two SUVs collided after entering the intersection at the same time, according to investigators. One of the vehicles caught fire and was severely burned, according to 6abc. One of the drivers, a 47-year-old man from Orefield, died at the scene, police said. His passenger was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries, and the other driver was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries, police said. The crash is still under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact Officer Forrester with the Upper Macungie Police Department at (484)-661-5911.
    LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities in Lehigh County are investigating a fiery two-car crash in Upper Macungie Township. The crash happened at Snowdrift Road and Hickory Lane. Authorities said that around 6:30 p.m., the vehicles collided, and one caught fire. There are injuries, but there is no update on the severity. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
    A heavy fire broke out inside an Upper Macungie house early Tuesday morning, causing three people to be hospitalized, including one firefighter, WFMZ reports. Multiple fire companies responded to the home in the 8100 block of Main Street around 1:30 a.m., and learned of a woman trapped in a second-floor bathroom, the news outlet says citing fire officials on the scene. The woman fell out of a window and was taken to an area hospital, along with her husband, who was also in the home, according to the report. A firefighter has since been released from the hospital after being treated for exhaustion, WFMZ says. Click here for the full story from WFMZ.
    A tractor trailer crash snarled traffic Monday afternoon on Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie. The crash occurred on the westbound side around 12:30 p.m. near mile marker 51.6, according to Pennsylvania State Police. It was unclear if any injuries were reported. All lanes were closed as of 4 p.m.
    A 49-year-old motorcycle passenger died in a crash with a tractor trailer in Lehigh County. Kerri Sodl, of Trexlertown, was riding on the bike that collided with the truck around 11 p.m. Tuesday on the 800 block of Trexlertown Road in Upper Macungie Township, according to the Lehigh County Coronor's Office. Sodl was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m. Wednesday, by Deputy Coroner Cassandra Schiffner. The incident is being investigated by the Upper Macungie Township Police Department. 
    A family of six was displaced by a house fire in Upper Macungie Sunday night, WFMZ reports. The Fogelsville Volunteer Fire Company reported that the call came in around 11:10 p.m., and the caller "just keeps screaming 'There is a fire.'" Crews responded to 9748 Newtown Road, where flames engulfed the home on the property. On Scene of a 2nd alarm house fire in the 9700 Blk of Newtown Rd in Upper Macungie Township….Posted by Nester Video Production on Sunday, July 18, 2021A 2nd alarm was called bringing fire companies from several surrounding towns, who helped confine the blaze to the second floor of the home. A dog was found unresponsive and attended to by EMS, before being transferred to a local animal hospital. The house suffered severe water and smoke damage. There were no injuries reported. The fire was being investigated by the Fire Marshal.
    UPPER MACUNGIE TWP, Pa. (CBS/AP) — New details in last week’s shooting at an Upper Macungie Township Wawa. Prosecutors say the gunman who shot and killed a truck driver and wounded another driver also tried to carjack at least three other people before running from police. The Lehigh County district attorney’s office on Wednesday released more details about the shooting spree but said the suspect’s electronic devices, including his cellphone, revealed no information about the crime or a motive. READ MORE: While New Jersey Nursing Home Staff Vaccination Lags, Gov. Murphy Touts States Overall Rates Za Uk Lian first shot at a car on a highway several miles away before heading to the Wawa convenience store in Upper Macungie Township, outside Allentown, around 4:45 a.m. on April 21, authorities said. Lian had approached the woman’s car from behind, pulled into the right-hand lane next to her and fired a shot that hit the passenger-side door before speeding way, authorities said. At the Wawa, Lian pulled up next to a parked Jeep and shot and critically wounded the driver, then shot...
    UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — The gun used by the gunman who went on a shooting spree outside a Wawa in Upper Macungie Township on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring another before he died by suicide, was purchased legally, authorities in Lehigh County said Thursday. Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said 45-year-old Za Uk Lian, the suspected shooter, purchased the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun on Jan. 30 in Lehigh County. READ MORE: University Of Pennsylvania Requiring Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccine To Return To Campus This Fall Martin said Lian applied for a concealed carry permit on Feb. 5 and was approved on March 21. The incident began about four miles away from a Wawa in the westbound lanes of Route 22 between Route 309 and Cedar Crest Boulevard when a woman heard a loud bang while driving. Authorities said the woman did not realize her vehicle had been shot upon until she pulled into the Wawa and noticed a bullet hole in her vehicle. The woman was not injured, authorities said. According...
    UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Authorities say two people are dead, including the suspected gunman, and another person was injured following a shooting spree outside a Wawa in Lehigh County on Wednesday morning. It started just before 5 a.m. with a report of a shooting in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh District Attorney James Martin said during a press conference. Martin said someone in a white Toyota Corolla fired a shot at a woman in a vehicle along Route 22, between Route 309 and Cedar Crest Boulevard. That woman was not injured. READ MORE: New Mugshot Released As Derek Chauvin Is Booked Into Maximum Security Prison The shooter was identified as 45-year-old Za Uk Lian, of South Whitehall Township. Prosecutors say the woman realized her vehicle had been shot at when she stopped to grab a sandwich at the Wawa at 7572 Schantz Rd. Police say Za Uk Lian pulled up to the same Wawa and shot a man inside a Jeep. The man is receiving treatment for injuries which do not appear to be life-threatening. It’s unclear if...
    UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pennsylvania -- A shelter in place has been issued after authorities responded to a Wawa store and a day care center in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley on Wednesday morning for what they are calling a 'serious police incident.'Trooper Nathan Branosky of the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M told WFMZ-TV the incident unfolded at the Wawa at Route 100 and Schantz Road in Upper Macungie Township shortly before 6 a.m.EMBED More News Videos Authorities have responded to a Wawa store in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley on Wednesday morning for what they are calling a 'serious police incident.' Branosky said the 'serious incident' involved citizens, Upper Macungie Township police and state police.Police have issued a shelter in place advisory for nearby residents.The view from Chopper 6 showed at least two vehicles with partially shattered windows in the parking lot which is taped off.EMBED More News VideosChopper 6 is over the scene of a major police incident at a Wawa store in Upper Macungie Twp., Pennsylvania. Police tell WFMZ the incident involves a second location a few miles down the road, the...
    UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – One person is dead and another is in custody in the area where an active shooter was reported early Wednesday morning in Lehigh County. Police are focusing their investigation at a Wawa on Route 100 and Industrial Boulevard in Upper Macungie Township. READ MORE: Brotherly Love: Garden Project In Wilmington Planting A Better Future For The Birds, Bees, More No word on how many people were injured but CBS3 has confirmed the coroner was called to the scene. Businesses in that area remain on lockdown and multiple roads are closed as police continue their investigation. BREAKING: Police presence in Upper Macungie, #LehighCounty due to reports of an active shooter near a day care center in the area of RT-100 & Industrial Blvd. This camera shows police cruisers blocking off some of the intersection at RT-222 at RT-100. @CBSPhilly @TotalTrafficPHL pic.twitter.com/qtidRKdhgp READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Severe Thunderstorm, Gusty Wind Threat Wednesday Followed By Rapid Temperature Drop Into Mid 40s — Jacqueline Jewell (@JJewelliHeart) April 21, 2021 The Fogelsville School says it will be...
    Reports of an active shooter situation left one person dead and another in custody Wednesday in Upper Macungie Township, CBS3 reports. The Lehigh County Coroner's Office and several other law enforcement agencies were investigating at the Wawa on Route 100 and Industrial Boulevard. The incident occurred around 5 a.m., according to the Morning Call. Area businesses were on lockdown, and the Fogelsville School was closed with classes being conducted remotely.
    AN active shooter warning was issued in a township in Pennsylvania after a gunman left multiple people injured at a Wawa store the morning April 21. The convenience store was located in the Upper Macungie Township in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania. 1The Wawa store was located in Upper Macungie Township in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania How many people died in the shooting in Upper Macungie? The condition of the victim's are currently unknown and it is unclear if there are any fatalities. According to The Morning Call, a suspect was taken into custody outside a daycare center in the area. The shooter was initially reported to be a white man in a red and black hoodie who was armed with a 9mm handgun. The suspect was reportedly found outside of a children's education center at roughly 6.45am. A drone team, emergency response units and a state police helicopter were also at the scene. More to follow... For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online. The Sun is your go to destination for the best celebrity news, football news, real-life...
    UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pennsylvania -- A shelter in place has been issued after authorities responded to a Wawa store and a daycare center in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley on Wednesday morning for what they are calling a 'serious police incident.'Trooper Nathan Branosky of the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M told WFMZ-TV the incident unfolded at the Wawa at Route 100 and Schantz Road in Upper Macungie Township shortly before 6 a.m.EMBED More News Videos Authorities have responded to a Wawa store in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley on Wednesday morning for what they are calling a 'serious police incident.' Branosky said the 'serious incident' involved citizens, Upper Macungie Township police and state police.Police have issued a shelter in place advisory for nearby residents.The view from Chopper 6 showed at least two vehicles with partially shattered windows in the parking lot which is taped off.EMBED More News VideosChopper 6 is over the scene of a major police incident at a Wawa store in Upper Macungie Twp., Pennsylvania. Police tell WFMZ the incident involves a second location a few miles down the road, the Brookside...
    UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – One person is in custody in the area where an active shooter was reported early Wednesday morning in Lehigh County. Police are focusing their investigation at a Wawa on Route 100 and Industrial Boulevard in Upper Macungie Township. We’re working to find out how many people were injured. Businesses in that area remain on lockdown and multiple roads are closed as police continue their investigation. Stay with CBSPhilly.com for updates on this developing story. 
    UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pennsylvania -- Authorities have responded to a Wawa store in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley on Wednesday morning for what they are calling a 'serious police incident.'Trooper Nathan Banosky of the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M told WFMZ-TV the incident unfolded at the Wawa at Route 100 and Schantz Road in Upper Macungie Township shortly before 6 a.m.The view from Chopper 6 showed at least two vehicles with partially shattered windows in the parking lot.The massive police response has shut down Route 100 and Schantz Road to traffic.State police are assisting Upper Macungie Township police, Branosky said.Stay with Action News and 6abc.com as more details become available.
    UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pennsylvania -- Authorities have responded to a Wawa in the Lehigh Valley on Wednesday morning for what they are calling a 'serious police incident.'Trooper Nathan Banosky of the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M told WFMZ-TV the incident unfolded at the Wawa at Route 100 and Schantz Road in Upper Macungie Township shortly before 6 a.m.The massive police response has shut down Route 100 and Schantz Road to traffic.State police are assisting Upper Macungie Township police, Branosky said.Stay with Action News and 6abc.com as more details become available.
    A SHOOTING has reportedly left multiple injured at a Wawa store in Pennsylvania this morning. At least one person was transported to hospital following the incident. 1The incident happened at a WawaCredit: Google Maps The victim's condition is currently unknown and it is unclear if there are any fatalities. The shooter was initially reported to be a white man in a red and black hoodie who was armed with a 9mm handgun. Someone was taken into custody this morning following a large police operation, the Morning Call reported. Businesses in the area were on lockdown following reports of the shooting. A drone team, emergency response units and a state police helicopter were also at the scene. Most read in NewsLive BlogKILLER COPChauvin on suicide watch in max security jail after George Floyd murder verdictWarningSHOT IN SECONDSBodycam shows cop shooting knife-wielding black girl MOMENTS after arrival'NOT A FAIR TRIAL'Candace Owens claims Derek Chauvin guilty verdict is 'MOB justice'SHOTS FIREDWho was Ma'khia Bryant? Teen killed in police-involved shooting in OhioWarningGUNNED DOWNCop kills black girl, 16, armed with knife in Ohio just as...
    Ten victims were hospitalized in a chain-reaction crash Saturday in Upper Macungie, authorities said. A 27-year-old Connecticut man behind the wheel of a tractor trailer apparently failed to stop for a line of cars around 2:15 p.m. on Hamilton Boulevard right near Newtown Road, WFMZ reports. The trailer struck a pick-up truck that was pushed into a van, which was pushed into a car, the outlet said. Nester Video Production captured footage from the scene, showing two victims requiring extrication and several severely damaged cars being towed. 2 people were extricated and 9 were transported to area hospitals after an accident with rescue and a level 1 MCI on Hamilton Blvd at Newtown Rd in Upper Macungie, Lehigh County..... Posted by Nester Video Production on Saturday, April 17, 2021Crews from multiple fire departments responded. Police said the ten victims were hospitalized with various injuries.
    UPPER MACUNGIE, Pa. (CBS) — A multi-vehicle crash in Lehigh Valley sent 10 people to the hospital on Saturday. It happened around 2:30 p.m. on Hamilton Boulevard just west of Newtown Road in Upper Macungie Township. Police said a tractor-trailer failed to stop for a line of stopped cars and struck a pick-up truck. READ MORE: Seven People Hospitalized After Crash In North Philadelphia: Police READ MORE: Delaware Again Ranked Best State To Work From Home Since Coronavirus Pandemic Began The pick-up truck was then pushed into a van, according to police. The victims are being treated for various injuries, police said. MORE NEWS: SEAMAAC Celebrates Completion Of 2 South Philly Community Gardens ‘Giving People Agency Over Their Own Lives’ There is no word yet if there will be any charges.
    An 81-year-old Allentown man was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on Rt. 222 in Upper Macungie Township Wednesday. Officers responded to the 9300 block of Hamilton Boulevard around 2:15 p.m. when they found Gerald Burian dead at the scene after being hit by the tractor-trailer, Lt. Peter Nickischer of the Upper Macungie Police Department told WFMZ. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured and was cooperating with investigators, police told 69 News. No other vehicles were involved and the cause remains under investigation. An autopsy for Burian is scheduled for Thursday, WFMZ reports. Click here for the full story by 69News/WFMZ-TV.
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