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Young man dies in motorcycle crash

By Staff | May 20, 2015

A Lycoming County man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a vehicle along Route 42 in Jordan Township Saturday night, May 9.

State police reported that Albert Monroe Burkhart, 19, of 173 Sheets Road in Unityville, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lycoming County coroner.

Police said Burkhart was traveling north on the road just south of Route 118 when he struck a minivan driven by Alicia Beth Bennett, 35, of Unityville.

Burkhart was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to police.

Bennett was taken to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville for injuries described as moderate.

The crash remains under investigation.