Authorities respond to Summit Point Pike motorcycle accident
SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. — Authorities responded to a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Summit Point Pike and Hardesty Road, a Jefferson County 911 dispatcher said.
The accident occurred at about 1 p.m. and the rider was being airlifted to a hospital, the dispatcher said about 15 minutes after the crash.
Motorcyclist airlifted by helicopter to York (Pa.) Hospital
Editor's note: This story was corrected at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 to reflect that Dean Shenberger was wearing a helmet when he was riding a motorcycle that crashed June 15 in Peters Township, Pa., in Franklin County.
The Herald-Mail apologizes for the error.
MERCERSBURG, Pa. — A motorcyclist was airlifted by helicopter to York (Pa.) Hospital Friday afternoon following a crash on Warm Spring Road in Peters Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said.
Dean Shenberger, 30, no address given, was in serious condition Saturday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Shenberger, who was wearing a helmet, lost control of a 2005 Suzuki GSX-R600 on a curve at 1:50 p.m., troopers said. The motorcycle went off the road and struck a rock, throwing Shenberger into the woods, troopers said.
At about the same time, state police responded to another motorcycle crash on Warm Spring Road in Peters Township.
Michael J. Hawk, 40, of Mercersburg, was attempting to slow down on a curve when he lost control and laid the motorcycle down south of Williamson Road, troopers said.
Hawk, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital for complaints of ankle and chest pain, troopers said. He was cited for a speed violation, as well as not being properly licensed, troopers said.
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