Motorcycle Fatality

Easton Fatal Crash

Easton Crash
An area man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a mini-van.

On July 31, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the State Police received a 911 call reporting a personal injury crash involving a minivan and a motorcycle on Rt. 10 in Easton.  

Trooper’s learned that a motorcycle, operated by Vance Smith, 62, from Easton, was overtaking a vehicle that was making a right turn onto the Richardson Rd.  The vehicle making a right turn, was following a Toyota minivan, operated by Mary Johnson, 60, from Easton.  Johnson was making a left turn into the J&B Trailer park, as Smith was overtaking the right turning vehicle.  Smith could not avoid the minivan and collided with it.  Smith was thrown from his motorcycle and succumbed to his injuries on scene.  

Rt. 10 was shut down for approximately two and a half hours while Trooper’s reconstructed the crash scene.  The investigation is ongoing.

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