Man dies in ATV crash in Nesquehoning
A Tamaqua man was killed Saturday afternoon after he was involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Nesquehoning.
Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller identified the man as 27-year-old Eric D. Bachert.
According to emergency responders, the ATV Bachert was in crashed just before 3 p.m. along Haul Road, a popular off-roading stretch of land near the Panther Creek Cogeneration Plant.
Lehighton ambulance and the Nesquehoning fire departments and police were on scene.
Bachert was a 2011 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed off-roading, snowboarding and snowmobiling.
He was the son of Lori L. (Davis) Bachert and her companion Dale S. Hadesty and Wayne E. Bachert and his wife, Linda.
Bachert’s obituary appears on Page 4.