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Motorcyclist killed in German Township collision with SUV

| Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010

A motorcyclist was killed in an collision with a sport utility vehicle in Fayette County, state police at Uniontown said today.

Authorities have not released his identity. Police said the accident happened at 9:45 p.m. Saturday along Leckrone Highhouse Road in German Township, when the westbound motorcycle went out of control and slid on the road into the path of an eastbound Ford Escape driven by Joseph Jacobson, 39. Police said Jacobson did not have enough time to avoid the collision.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

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