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Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 6:06 p.m.

A Monroeville woman was in fair condition Wednesday after a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon.

Melva Madjerich, 63, was traveling west on Friendsville Road near Route 42 when she struck a guard rail while rounding a curve, state police said. That caused her to be launched from her motorcycle, which traveled off the roadway and landed in a field, police said. Madjerich suffered major injuries and was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., police said.

Police said she was wearing a helmet.

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