NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in North Huntingdon Township early Saturday morning.READ MORE: Criminals Capitalizing On People's Desperation For COVID-19 Vaccine On Dark Web, Pittsburgh FBI Says
The crash happened just before 1 a.m. on Lincoln Way between Jones Road and Richmark Drive.
The Westmoreland County coroner’s office says 34-year-old Thomas Poole II, of Greensburg, was traveling north on Lincoln Way.READ MORE: TSA Catching Twice As Many Guns At Airport Checkpoints
Poole failed to negotiate a curve and went off the side of the road, crashing into a gas meter and a telephone pole.
According to the coroner’s office, Poole was thrown from motorcycle and sustained fatal head injuries.
Poole was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Pandemic's Disruption Of Global Supply Chain And Delivery Of Products Not Likely To End Soon
The coroner’s office says Poole was wearing a helmet. Speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash.