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Lehigh Co. man killed in Carbon County motorcycle crash

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:11:45 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 23 2013 07:44:21 PM EDT

Slatington man dead after motorcycle, car collide


A Lehigh County man was killed Sunday when his motorcycle collided with a car in Carbon County.

Officials say the accident happened around 2 p.m. Sunday on Route 248 at the Parryville exit and the motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital.

The Lehigh County coroner's office said the cyclist -- identified as 55-year-old Stephen Papay of Slatington -- died around 8 p.m. Sunday at the hospital.


State Police are investigating the cause of the wreck.