UPDATE: Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees has confirmed that one person has died as a result of a motorcycle accident.
Lees said 21-year-old Sierra K. Farabaugh, of Duncansville, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was the passenger of a 2002 Harley Davidson that crashed and landed on top of her, causing her to die of asphyxiation.
It’s reported that the bike was traveling north on Columbia Street in Allegheny Township when the male driver crossed the yellow lines after failing to negotiate a curve, hit a high patch of grass about 50 yards off the roadway and then a ditch, throwing both riders from the bike.
The male’s condition is unknown at this time, and it’s reported that neither of them were wearing helmets.
The original story can be found below.
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A motorcycle crash in Loretto last night resulted in one person being taken to the Altoona hospital.
The crash took place around 11:15 p.m. Sunday, June 20, near the intersection of Columbia Street and Storm Road, according to Cambria 911.
An update of the condition of the injured person has not yet been confirmed.
Loretto Fire Department, Cambria Alliance EMS and state police at Cambria all responded.
This article will be updated as more information becomes available.
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