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Motorcycle and car collide in Carbon

Published June 07. 2011 05:00PM

A Kunkletown woman was injured when her motorcycle was involved in an accident with a car on SR248 in Lower Towamensing Township. The accident happened at 9:29 a.m. on June 3.

State police at Lehighton said Valerie A. Kurko, 27, was driving the motorcycle eastbound, crossed into the left lane and struck a car operated by Nathan A. Smith, 21, of Lehighton.

A passenger in the Smith vehicle was Tonya M. Leslie, 21, of Lehighton.

Neither Smith nor Leslie were injured.

Kurko was transported by Palmerton ambulance to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Troopers said she will be cited for limitations on overtaking on the left.

The Palmerton Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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