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A man died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car in Tioga County.

The crash happened shortly before two o'clock Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Route 434 and Pennsylvania Avenue in Apalachin.

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State police say the operator of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene and has been identified as 43 year-old Auburn D. Lyons of South Gibson, Pa.

The roadway near the crash site was closed for a few hours while a crash reconstruction team began its investigation.

No charges were immediately filed.

The Apalachin fire department and ambulance squad assisted troopers at the scene.