Latrobe motorcyclist dies in collision with SUV

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A Latrobe man died today when an SUV hit his motorcycle.

Charles D. Bancroft, 42, was riding north on Ligonier Street near Avenue B in Latrobe about 2:34 p.m. when a Ford Explorer hit his motorcycle from behind, the Westmoreland County coroner's office said. It is unknown why the SUV struck the bike.

Mr. Bancroft, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:14 p.m.

An autopsy will be performed Saturday, and the cause and manner of death are pending, the coroner said.

Barnhart Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.

Lexi Belculfine: lbelculfine@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc.

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Lexi Belculfine: lbelculfine@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1878. Twitter: @LexiBelc.


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