Robert E. Reed, 68, of St. Marys was traveling eastbound when a bear crossed in front of his motorcycle. At that point, the motorcycle struck the bear and went down onto its side before sliding approximately 200 feet.
He and his passenger, Judith A. Reed, 66, were both wearing motorcycle helmets and sustained minor injuries. Both were transported to the Clearfield Hospital for medical treatment.
Police were assisted at the scene by the Karthaus Volunteer Fire Department and Karthaus Ambulance.