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Monday, May 12, 2014, 6:57 a.m.

A Burgettstown man was killed overnight when a motorcycle struck a tree in Washington County.

Patrick A. Fages, 48, veered off Eldersville Road near Karch Road at about 10:40 p.m. Sunday, according to a release from Coroner Tim Warco.

Fages crossed the center line and struck a tree, and ended up in the road. A witness said a white SUV then struck Fages and fled, Warco said.

Fages was pronounced dead at 12:20 a.m. Monday of blunt force trauma, Warco said.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating.

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