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Avonmore man injured in motorcycle accident

| Monday, June 25, 2007

An Avonmore man was injured Sunday when he lost control of his motorcycle.

State police said that Daniel E. Sackett, 41, was injured along Route 156 about 6:10 a.m. Police said Sackett was flown by medical helicopter to Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.

A spokesman at Mercy said Sunday evening that he had no information on Sackett.

According to the police, Sackett was traveling too fast and lost control of his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a sharp curve. He fell onto his right side and struck guide rails.

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