Police: Crash on interstate in Berks County kills 2

State police say an early morning crash on an interstate in eastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of two people.

Police in Berks County say the crash occurred shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township.

Police say the victims were in a vehicle that was struck in the rear by another vehicle and then went down an embankment.

The names of the victims and other details weren't immediately released pending notification of relatives.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the accident or can provide other information to contact investigators at the Hamburg station.