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.
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