Pickup driver charged in crash that killed motorcyclist

Posted: 3:28 PM EDT Apr 16, 2012   Updated: 6:03 PM EDT Apr 16, 2012
Francis Lynch

The driver of a pickup truck has been arrested on charges he caused a deadly crash while driving drunk, authorities announced Monday.

The accident happened last Wednesday night in the 3000 block of Kutztown Road in Upper Hanover Twp., Montgomery Co.

The pickup's driver, Francis Lynch, caused the accident by turning into the path of the motorcycle, police said.

The cycle operator, Barry Good, 57, of Longswamp Twp., Berks Co., later died at Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown.

Lynch, 40, of Hereford Twp., Berks Co., was charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, homicide by vehicle, driving under the influence and various vehicle code violations. A judge set his bail at $500,000.