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Cyclist injured in Schuylkill crash

Published September 18. 2012 05:01PM

A motorcyclist was injured in a crash in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, along State Road in Ryan Township.

Troopers said Lonnie E. Watford, 49, of Saint Clair, was operating a 2008 BMW bike westbound when he lost control while traveling over some loose gravel. The bike was laid down by Watford.

Watford sustained a moderate injury, troopers said, and was taken by Ryan Township ambulance to St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale. Troopers noted Watford was wearing a helmet.

The bike had to be towed from the scene.

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