Deadly motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County


NEW CASTLE TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) One man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County.

   It happened just before 8 A.M. this morning, on Skyline Drive in New Castle Township.

    State police say Rafael Mateo, 29, was driving on a motorcycle southbound when he attempted to pass a tractor trailer.

   Troopers say Mateo crashed into the corner of the tractor trailer and then continued to tumble and struck another big rig.

    Mateo was pronounced dead at the scene.

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