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Body of missing biker found after 5-day search

Kevin M. Woolf, 32, had been the subject of a search in Northampton and Monroe counties.

The body of a man last known to be off-road riding his motorcycle was found Saturday…

64-year-old woman killed as driver allegedly flees prior crash

The coroner identified the victim as a resident of Hanover Township, Northampton County.

A 64-year-old Bethlehem-area woman has been identified as the victim of a deadly car cras…

Fleeing hit-and-run driver caused deadly Easton wreck, cops say

A Bethlehem woman dies after the three-vehicle crash on Lehigh Drive, police say.

A woman died Friday after a three-vehicle crash in Easton that began with a hit-and-run cra…

Coroner identifies woman who died on Downtown Easton street

Police have tied her death to a suspected rouge batch of suspected heroin.

Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek on Tuesday identified a woman who was found dyi…

Worker’s death near new FedEx site was accidental, coroner finds

The 39-year-old was trapped in an auger at a work site.

A 39-year-old Luzerne County man’s death Friday at a Northampton County worksite was accidental, according to the cor…

Man fatally shot by Forks Township police is identified

Scott Macintosh died from a single gunshot wound, the coroner reported.

A 35-year-old Forks Township man was fatally shot Friday night by a township police officer, the Northampt…

Slate Belt man dies when motorcycle hits dump truck

The bike crossed into oncoming traffic, taking the 22-year-old rider’s life.

An Upper Mount Bethel Township man died about 10 a.m. Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in Plainfield Township, authorities said.

The 22-year-old was riding at high speed when he crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a dump truck, Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek said Wednesday night.

Anthony J. Policelli, of the 1200 block of Cara Court, was pronounced dead at the crash in the 1600 block of Pen Argyl Road, Lysek said.

The cause of death was blunt-force injuries, and Lysek ruled Policelli’s death an accident.

MORE: Teen dead after crash had tried passing vehicles

Policelli was wearing a helmet, Lysek said.

No one else was on the motorcycle, Lysek said.

Slate Belt Regional police also investigated the crash but had not returned messages seeking information as of Wednesday night.

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Slate Belt man dies when motorcycle hits dump truck

The bike crossed into oncoming traffic, taking the 22-year-old rider’s life.

An Upper Mount Bethel Township man died about 10 a.m. Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in Plainfield Township, authorities said.

The 22-year-old was riding at high speed when he crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a dump truck, Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek said Wednesday night.

Anthony J. Policelli, of the 1200 block of Cara Court, was pronounced dead at the crash in the 1600 block of Pen Argyl Road, Lysek said.

The cause of death was blunt-force injuries, and Lysek ruled Policelli’s death an accident.

MORE: Teen dead after crash had tried passing vehicles

Policelli was wearing a helmet, Lysek said.

No one else was on the motorcycle, Lysek said.

Slate Belt Regional police also investigated the crash but had not returned messages seeking information as of Wednesday night.

Tony Rhodin may be reached at arhodin@lehighvalleylive.com. Follow him on Twitter @TonyRhodin. Find lehighvalleylive.com on Facebook.

 

Motorcyclist dies after Lehigh Township crash

The death of the 53-year-old from Palmerton was ruled an accident.

A 53-year-old Carbon County man died after a motorcycle crash Friday in Lehigh Township, according to the North…

Man slain in Easton shooting was 35-year-old from Bronx

The man, who also had a local address, died of multiple gunshot wounds.

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The man killed in gunfire Monday night in Easton was a part-time res…