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Irwin motorcyclist injured in crash

| Monday, June 3, 2013, 12:06 a.m.

An Irwin man suffered a “major injury” in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday morning in Hempfield, state police said.

A hospital official said he was in stable condition Sunday afternoon.

Terry L. Peters, 48, was driving a Harley Davidson Heritage Softail north on Arona Road near West Lake Drive and “unsafely” passed northbound traffic in the southbound lane about 11:30 a.m., state police said. In attempt to return to the northbound lane while rounding a curve in the road, he struck a Chevrolet Impala, lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle, police said.

Peters, who was not wearing a helmet, was flown to Allegheny General Hospital for treatment.

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