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Motorcyclist dies days after Schuylkill County crash

WEST PENN TWP., Pa. - A man involved in a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County just over a week ago has died from his injuries.

The Lehigh County coroner said Wayne Pearce, 56, died Saturday night around 11 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Pearce was seriously injured in a crash in West Penn Township on September 29.

He was driving his motorcycle on Route 309 when a car pulled out in front of him. The bike hit the car and Pearce was thrown from his motorcycle.

The coroner ruled his death an accident.

West Penn Township police and the coroner's office are investigating the crash.

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