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Jim Thorpe woman involved in crash that killed motorcyclist

Published August 11. 2010 05:00PM

A Monroe County motorcyclist was killed in a crash which also involved a driver from Carbon County. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the accident occurred about 4:46 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8, along SR940 at Miller's Drive, in Pocono Pines.

Police said a Ford Explorer was operated by Tammy Piparato, 49, of Jim Thorpe, easetbound when it struck a Yamaha motorcycle driven by Sean Dietz, 21, of Scotrun, who was attempting to turn left into the parking lot of the Jubilee Restaurant.

Dietz was flown to the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, Luzerne County, where he was later pronounced dead.

Piparato was transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for a legal blood draw, police added. The investigation and reconstruction of the crash scene is continuing.

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