A man dies in Washington County motorcycle crash

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A Burgettstown man died shortly after a motorcycle crash late Sunday in Jefferson, Washington County.

Patrick A. Fages, 48, was driving a Honda motorcycle south on Eldersville Road when he crossed the center line and hit a tree about 10:45 p.m., according to a press release from the Washington County coroner's office. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:20 a.m.

Mr. Fages was thrown from the motorcycle and, according to a witness, was then hit by a white SUV while lying on the ground. The vehicle kept going, the coroner said in the release.

Pennsylvania State Police in the Washington barracks are investigating.


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