Motorcyclist killed in crash with vehicle on Route 568 in Brecknock

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Published: Oct 01 2012 03:43:53 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 02 2012 05:20:05 AM EDT
Route 568 fatal motorcycle accident

A man was killed after his motorcycle slammed into a vehicle in Brecknock Twp., Berks Co.

It happened a little before 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Alleghenyville Road.

Officials say 47-year-old Brison Merritt of Mohnton died from head injuries after hitting the rear of the other vehicle.

They say Merritt was wearing a helmet.

The case is under investigation.