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Driver Dies After Crashing into Berwyn Shop

A two vehicle crash sends one car slamming into an auto body shop on Lancaster Ave. in Berwyn.

are investigating a two vehicle crash that involved the death of one of the drivers Friday on Lancaster Avenue/Route 30 in Berwyn.

Assistant Chief Eamon Brazunas tells Patch a car was coming out of just before 9:40 a.m. Friday morning when it was hit by a car on Lancaster Avenue. The impact sent the crashing into the building.

According to Brazunas, nobody in the repair shop was injured but the unidentified driver was trapped inside the car. The driver was in cardiac arrest when firefighters removed her from the mangled car. Barzunas tells Patch it was not clear with the cardiac arrest was the cause or the result of the crash. 

The victim was rushed to Paoli Hospital and pronounced dead in the Emergency Room.

Read more about the accident here on the Berwyn Fire Company website.

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story indicated that the driver had to be extricated from the car. Berwyn Fire Company advises Patch that the driver was not trapped, but simply needed help to get out of the car. Patch regrets the error.

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