By: KDKA-TV News Staff
EAST FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – 60-year-old Kenneth Shaffer of Butler was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a truck on Route 422 in East Franklin Township.READ MORE: Fire Destroys Patete Kitchen And Bath's Woodshop Area, Showroom Damaged
Shaffer was traveling east on Route 422 when a truck traveling west made a left turn onto Glade Run Road and the vehicles collided.READ MORE: Plum Woman Gifted New Roof After She Made Lunches For Of Students During The Pandemic
The Armstrong County Coroner pronounced dead at the scene and believes that speed was a factor.
According to the coroner, Shaffer was wearing a helmet, and the cause of death was multiple blunt force traumas.MORE NEWS: Study Finds Pennsylvania A Top-10 State For Remote Work
Pennsylvania State Police and the coroner’s office are investigating the crash.