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Deadly motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County

A motorcycle rider is dead after a crash Thursday evening in Foster Township, Schuylkill County.

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, Pa. — One person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County.

State police say the motorcycle rider was killed when a tractor-trailer turned into the bike's path on Route 901 in Foster Township near Minersville Thursday evening.

The victim was Gregory Calkins, 20, of Pottsville.

The trucker, 51-year-old William Thomas of Bowie Maryland is charged with careless driving.

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