Scranton Man Dies In Motorcycle Wreck

October 13, 2018

ASHLEY A Scranton man died after losing control of his motorcycle on Interstate 81 at 4:55 a.m. Saturday, police said. John Joseph Teeple, 40, died from multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Teeple was traveling south and crashed into a disabled and unoccupied vehicle on the west shoulder of the highway, police said. He was thrown from his 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle and came to a rest in the left travel lane about 34 feet from the initial point of impact with the disabled vehicle, a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo, police said. — MICHAEL P. BUFFER

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