Woman Dead in Head-on Wreck

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PORTER TOWNSHIP — A woman is dead after a crash in Schuylkill County Thursday afternoon.

Troopers said an SUV driven by Linda Rickert, 64,  from Tower City crossed over the center lines on Route 209 in Porter Township around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

Her SUV hit another head-on.

Rickert died at the scene.

The driver of the other SUV was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.