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Pen Argyl man dies in crash on Route 248 in Lehigh Twp.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by TERRY AHNER in Police Log

A Northampton County man has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash Nov. 2 in Lehigh Township.

Richard Bowman, 76, of Pen Argyl, was killed in a collision just after 5 a.m. on Route 248 at the Route 873 intersection.

Lehigh Township Police Department said a Kenworth tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on Route 248 when a gray Dodge Grand Caravan, driven by Bowman, attempted to turn onto Route 873 from Route 248 westbound. The caravan drove into the path of the truck.

Bowman was pronounced dead at the scene.

One dead in Cherryville

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by TERRY AHNER in Local News

Suspect is in custody; man slain, wife in serious condition after shooting

A Bushkill Township man suspected of a double shooting in Lehigh Township Wednesday night is in custody.

According to a source at the scene and scanner reports, John Hann, 61, of Cherry Court, was found by officers on Clearfield Road in Bethlehem around 8 a.m.

One of his victims had allegedly identified him to police, and they had watched his home overnight.

Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township and state police were at the scene.

When found, Hann allegedly had his sister, a woman with special needs, with him while he had a handgun.