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Amity police ID female victim of Monday crash


By Caroline Sweeney , casweeney@21st-centurymedia.com

Thursday, September 12, 2013

AMITY — Police have identified the female victim of a deadly one-car crash that occurred Monday afternoon.
Ashley Ortlip, 28, of Reading, died from thermal burns and blunt force trauma, according to the Berks County Coroner’s Office.
Around 4:50 p.m. Monday, the 1997 Chevrolet van Ortlip was driving left Route 422 near Monocacy Creek Road, traveled through the parking lot of La Casa Musso restaurant, hit a tree and caught fire, police said.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash, according to police.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.