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Allentown businessman Frederick J. Moyer killed in Carbon Co. motorcycle crash

Published On: Aug 12 2013 07:48:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 13 2013 07:47:40 AM EDT

Motorcycle accident victim identified


Investigators say an Allentown businessman died in a motorcycle crash in Carbon County over the weekend.

The Lehigh County coroner says 51-year-old Frederick J. Moyer of Allentown died in the accident.

He's part-owner of Fred Moyer Plumbing, a family business that's been around for more than 100 years.

Investigators say Moyer's motorcycle collided with a car on Saturday at Route 248 and Union Hill Road in Franklin Township, just outside Lehighton.


The coroner has ruled Moyer's death an accident.