Biker killed in Carbon County crash
Female motorcycle passenger Debra VanPannen killed, police say
Alcohol may have played a part in an accident that left a Carbon County woman dead Sunday night, police said.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, also known as Katner's Mountain Road.
A motorcycle operated by Paul Herman, of Jim Thorpe, was driving north on Route 903 when it collided with a car driven by Steven McKenzie, also of Jim Thorpe., police said.
A passenger on the motorcycle, Debra VanPatten, of Jim Thorpe, died at the scene, officials said.
Both drivers were suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.
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