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60-Year-Old Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In East Franklin Township

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

EAST FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - 60-year-old Kenneth Shaffer of Butler was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a truck on Route 422 in East Franklin Township.

Shaffer was traveling east on Route 422 when a truck traveling west made a left turn onto Glade Run Road and the vehicles collided.

The Armstrong County Coroner pronounced dead at the scene and believes that speed was a factor.

According to the coroner, Shaffer was wearing a helmet, and the cause of death was multiple blunt force traumas.

Pennsylvania State Police and the coroner's office are investigating the crash.

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