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Crash Tragically Kills 24-Year-Old Motorcyclist on the Bethlehem Township


September 16, 2019

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, PA – According to an online news report at lehighvalleyalive.com, a man from Florida died earlier this week following a motorcycle accident.  The motorcyclist collided with a dump truck on the Bethlehem Township corridor, per the local police.*

The victim, a 24-year-old man, from Port Orange, Florida, died in the early evening at a local hospital in Fountain Hill, per the Bethlehem Township Police.  The motorcyclist died of blunt force trauma to his body due to the impact of the crash.  

The man’s bike slammed into a dump truck located on Freemansburg Avenue at Second Street, per police.  The motorcyclist was going eastbound on Freemansburg Avenue approaching Second Street. The dump truck was going northbound on Second Street.  When the dump truck went to turn left onto Freemansburg Avenue, the two automobiles crashed into one another.  The motorcyclist was ejected from his bike and ended up lying in the road.  He was later transported to a local hospital for treatment where he later died.  It is not clear as to who was at fault for causing the motorcycle accident.  There are no further details on the accident at this time.  The crash remains under investigation by the local police.

The corridor where the motorcyclist was hit was the recent scene of a pedestrian accident.  A four-year-old boy was struck late last week in a crosswalk as he attempted to go across Freemansburg Avenue at Wagner Drive with his family.  A man was driving a silver Honda HR-V and going southbound on Wagner Drive when he was trying to turn left onto Freemansburg Avenue.    As the driver was crossing the roadway, he hit the boy who was located in a crosswalk at the time of the accident.  The boy was heading from a housing development located on Wagner Drive close to a local CVS store.

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Source:https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/bethlehem/2019/09/24-year-old-motorcyclist-dies-after-bethlehem-township-crash-authorities-say.html

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