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October 2, 2013

Police: Judge's SUV collides with motorcyclist in Union County

LEWISBURG — A motorcyclist was airlifted by helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center on Wednesday night after his bike collided with a sport utility vehicle driven by Barry Feudale, 67, of the Coal Township area, a former supervising grand jury judge in Harrisburg and a senior Northumberland County judge.

The accident occurred at 7:20 p.m. at Dreisbach Church Road and Furnace Road in Buffalo Township, Union County. The intersection is a four-way stop.

State police at Milton said the biker, Donald Stover, 61, of the Mifflinburg area, stopped at the stop sign on Dreisbach Church Road and then began to pull into the intersection, heading south. Feudale’s Hyundai Tucson was traveling east on Furnace Road, failed to stop at the stop sign and went into the intersection, troopers said. The driver’s side front corner of the SUV and the front of the Vulcan 1500 bike collided, police said. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage.

Feudale was not injured. Police said the biker suffered serious injuries. He was taken to Geisinger in Danville. His condition was not available at deadline.

The intersection was cleared for traffic by 8:15.

Troopers said the investigation is continuing.

Assisting police at the scene were fire and rescue personnel from Mifflinburg.

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