FAYETTE COUNTY (KDKA) — A man died Saturday night after sustaining serious injuries in a crash in Henry Clay Township on Friday afternoon.
The crash happened just after 1:30 p.m. in the 100-block of Big Bend Road.READ MORE: Man In Critical Condition After Falling Over Hillside During Police Chase In Brighton Heights
According to state police, 56-year-old Christopher Swickline was traveling west on Big Bend Road when he lost control of his motorcycle as he was going around a left hand turn on a loose graveled roadway. Swickline was thrown from his motorcycle in the crash. Police say he sustained a severe traumatic brain injury.READ MORE: Police: Man Killed 94-Year-Old Grandfather And Sent Video Of Killing To Family Members
Swickline was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. State police say he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead around 4 p.m. Saturday.
State police say the investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Experts Say Incentives To Vaccinate Work On Some But Not Everyone