OLEY TWP., Pa. - Alcohol was a factor in a deadly crash that claimed the life of a motorcycle passenger in Berks County, State police said.
The crash happened around 3 a.m. Saturday in the unit block of Main Street in Oley Township.
Police said a motorcycle driven by 47-year-old David Sharman of Fleetwood crashed after a deer crossed into the path of the motorcycle.
The passenger, 41-year-old Elizabeth McVicker of Fleetwood, died at Reading Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, police said.
The driver sustained moderate injuries.
Both the driver and passenger were wearing helmets.
Police said alcohol was a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.
So far, there's no word from police on whether charges will be filed.
Allentown, PA 18102