PENN HILLS (KDKA/AP) — A man died Saturday afternoon after he crashed his motorcycle while trying to avoid someone on a dirt bike.
The Allegheny County medical examiner identified the victim as 48-year-old Chester Gaunt, of Monroeville.READ MORE: Pittsburghers Have Mixed Reactions To Weekend Traffic Restrictions On East Carson Street
The collision happened around 4:15 p.m.
Penn Hills police said Gaunt and his 14-year-old son were riding in the Gascola slag dump area.
Chief Howard Burton said Gaunt swerved to avoid a collision with a 17-year-old riding a dirt bike in the opposite direction, and both riders crashed.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Beating His 5-Year-Old Son To Death With Baseball Bat Could Face Death Penalty
Gaunt was pronounced dead at Forbes Regional Hospital just after 5 p.m.
The other rider broke an arm and was taken to a hospital. Penn Hills police are investigating the accident.MORE NEWS: Upper St. Clair Family Starts Non-Profit Organization To Honor Son Who Died Of Kidney Disease
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