Man Dead After Crash

By Nick Hughes |

Published 08/27 2014 08:51PM

Updated 08/27 2014 11:22PM

Hometown, Schuykill County- One person is dead after a crash in Hometown, Schuylkill County.

Officials say a car and motorcycle collided on Claremont Avenue around 7:30 Wednesday night.

Rush Township Police say Brian Bittner, 38, of Barnesvile, lost control of the bike and struck an oncoming vehicle before hitting a parked vehicle.

Bittner was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no reports of any other injuries.

Claremont Avenue reopened around 9:15 this evening.

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