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Two Killed in Motorcycle Crash

UPDATE — The coroner identified the victims as Aaron Setzer and Chelsea Engle.

LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — Two people were killed when a motorcycle smashed into a utility pole in Luzerne County.

Police said the pair was riding on Route 29 in the Sweet Valley area when the driver lost control and hit the pole.

It happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday night near the intersection of Route 29 and Trojan Road.

Authorities tell us a 24-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman died.

Neither was wearing a helmet.

Route 29 was closed while police investigated the crash.

Officials are looking into whether or not speed played a role.


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