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LANCASTER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A motorcyclist was killed in Butler County late Friday night.

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It happened just before 10:30 p.m. on Route 19 in Lancaster Township.

According to the Lancaster Township Police Department, a driver was traveling southbound on Route 19 near Salt Works Road when she tried to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone.

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The driver struck a motorcycle operated by David Van Doren, of Lancaster Township, head-on.

Vandoren was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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