TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Motorcyclist dies after crash in Latrobe

Brian F. Henry | Tribune-Review
Latrobe Police Officers work the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on Ligonier Street in Latrobe on Friday, May 17, 2013.

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, May 17, 2013, 4:09 p.m.
 

A Latrobe man died after the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon.

Charles D. Bancroft, 42, was pronounced dead at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital at 3:14 p.m.. An autopsy will be performed Saturday.

Bancroft was traveling north on Ligonier Street about 2:30 p.m. when a Ford Explorer struck the back of the motorcycle, according to a news release from the Westmoreland County Coroner's office.

Bancroft, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to the hospital.

Cause and manner of death will not be determined until after the autopsy is completed, officials said. Toxicology tests are also pending the autopsy.

Barnhart Funeral Home in Greensburg will handle funeral arrangements.

Latrobe police are investigating the crash.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Marte’s bat, Worley’s arm show improvement in Pirates win
  2. Penguins pushing to sell playoff tickets
  3. Highmark asks patients to ‘Meet Dr. Right’
  4. Sanchez odd man out with Pirates recalling Stewart
  5. Federal appeals court appears divided on Obama’s immigrant deportation shield
  6. Butler County new home sales surge in 2014
  7. Daily News roundup: Elizabeth Forward baseball knocks off BVA
  8. Missing Sewickley teen found safe
  9. Stakes raised for Pitt spring game
  10. Penguins stars Crosby, Malkin enduring playoff slump
  11. Marathoner hit by vehicle in Murrysville recuperates