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Youngstown motorcyclist dies in Route 30 wreck

| Thursday, May 3, 2012, 10:44 p.m.

A 27-year-old Youngstown man died Thursday evening after flying off his motorcycle and into an oncoming vehicle on Route 30 in Irwin, police said.

Victor Richard McCoy was riding east on Route 30 when a car began to make a left turn out of the Dairy Queen parking lot. McCoy began to lose control of the motorcycle, flew off and hit the car while his bike continued another 632 feet down the road, said Irwin police Chief Joe Pocsatko.

McCoy was wearing a helmet, and his burnt-orange Honda motorcycle never collided with the vehicle, Pocsatko said.

McCoy went into cardiac arrest in an ambulance en route to a landing zone where a helicopter would fly him to a hospital. He was pronounced dead in the ambulance, Pocsatko said.

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