PINE TOWNSHIP – One person is dead following a fatal crash that occurred Friday in Pine Township, Clearfield County.
According to a news release issued by Clearfield-based state police, it occurred at 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Anderson Creek and State Park roads
At the time of the crash, state police say a vehicle driven by a 21-year-old male was traveling south on State Park Road behind a motorcycle driven by Michael Solida, 53, of DuBois.
When Solida started to make a right-hand turn onto Anderson Creek Road, the male reportedly failed to reduce the speed of his vehicle, striking the right, rear corner of Solida’s motorcycle.
State police say the vehicle then traveled over the motorcycle after it exited the western side of the roadway. It continued off the roadway until impacting with a tree.
Solida’s passenger, Linda Solida, 57, also of DuBois, was pronounced dead at the scene. Michael Solida and the other male were transported to UPMC Altoona by ambulance for treatment.
Neither Michael nor Linda Solida was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to state police. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
State police were assisted at the scene by the Lawrence Township Fire Co. and Clearfield and Penfield Emergency Medical Services.