1 Dead, 17 Injured After Car Plows into Crowd at Pennsylvania Fundraiser

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On Sunday, a 24-year-old man was being held without bail after police said he intentionally drove a vehicle into a crowd at a Pennsylvania fundraising event, killing a woman and injuring 17, before reportedly killing a second victim in a nearby town.

After being arraigned in court on two counts of criminal homicide, Pennsylvania State Police identified the suspect as Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes early Sunday.

A motive in the two unrelated fatal incidents is under investigation, according to ABC7.

According to state police, Reyes reportedly drove a vehicle into a group of individuals assembled at a Pennsylvania bar to help the victims of a recent devastating fire on Saturday evening.

Geisinger Hospital stated in a statement that they were caring for more than 15 patients, four of whom were critical.

At around 6:15 p.m., state police were dispatched to the area close to the Intoxicology Department bar in Berwick. Trooper Anthony Petroski of the Pennsylvania State Police told the media on Saturday.

According to police, a vehicle “drove through a crowd at a community event.”

According to Petroski, troopers then were notified about a man apparently assaulting a woman in the nearby town of Nescopeck. He stated that when officers arrived, they discovered a woman dead on the scene. Officers detained Reyes, whom police said was a person of interest in both incidents.

The victims’ names were not immediately released.


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