Scranton Man Killed In I-81 Crash In Ashley
ASHLEY — A Scranton man died from a crash on Interstate 81 after losing control of his motorcycle at 4:55 a.m. Saturday, police said.
John Joseph Teeple, 40, died from multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Teeple was traveling south and crashed into a disabled and unoccupied vehicle on the west shoulder of the highway, police said.
He was thrown from his 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle and came to a rest in the left travel lane about 34 feet from the initial point of impact with the disabled vehicle, a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo, police said.
— MICHAEL P. BUFFER