Motorcyclist killed after getting hit by car after ditching bike in Lehigh County

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Friday, October 7, 2022
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Police say the motorcyclist lost control while making a turn, ditched the bike and was then struck by an oncoming vehicle.

SALISBURY TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A motorcyclist was killed in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, but not while riding the bike.

It happened around 8:40 p.m. Thursday on the 1500 block of Seidersville Road.

Police say the motorcyclist lost control while making a turn and then ditched the bike.

He was then struck by an oncoming car which dragged him.

The biker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are continuing to investigate.