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Motorcyclist killed in crash

By Gina Johnson, Web Producer
Published On: Oct 28 2012 10:02:50 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 28 2012 06:05:31 PM CDT

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Berks

CENTRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

State Police in Reading said a motorcyclist was killed early Sunday morning in Berks County.

The accident happened just after 1am in the 1500 block of Shoey Road in Centre Township.

Police said Jorge Santiago, 34, of Wescosville was killed when his Harley Davidson's rear tire went off the road, causing him to lose control.  His vehicle then continued off Shoey Road until it crashed into a utility pole, according to police.

Santiago was taken to Reading Hospital where he died from injuries sustained in the crash, police said.