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North Apollo man, 21, dies in motorcycle wreck on Dime Road, Parks Township

Michael DiVittorio
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Armstrong County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died in motorcycle crash Friday night on Dime Road in Parks Township.

The crash victim was identified as Alec D. Miller, 21, of North Apollo.

Miller was killed near Ed’s Tire & Auto Services when his bike, a 2018 Husqvarna, went off the roadway and struck an embankment. The accident occurred around 8:20 p.m.

The coroner issued a statement saying speed is believed to have been was a factor.

Miller was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner ruled that cause of death was head trauma and the manner was ruled accidental.

It’s unclear if Miller was wearing a helmet.

County dispatchers said emergency responders began clearing the scene around 10:30 p.m. and Dime Road, also known as Alternate Route 66, reopened in the vicinity of Gravel Bar Road.

Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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