DNA samples being sought to ID victims of pileup throughout snow squall on I-81 in Schuylkill

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say genetic materials will probably be wanted to positively establish the six individuals killed throughout an 80-vehicle pileup on a Schuylkill County interstate throughout a snow squall final month.

Dr. David Moylan III, the Schuylkill County coroner, instructed The (Pottsville) Republican-Herald on Friday that “we have to get some DNA samples” from family members of the 4 males and two girls killed within the March 28 crash on I-81.

Officers mentioned earlier that the victims of the March 28 crash close to the Minersville exit of I-81 had been all between 40 to 70 years previous and all burned past recognition.

Two dozen individuals had been injured.

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