S.Tier woman dies in Pa. motorcycle crash

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LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, PA. (WIVB)

A woman from the Southern Tier has died following a motorcycle crash Sunday night in McKean County, Pennsylvania.

State police report that Jeanie Lynn Maedl, 50, of Cuba, N.Y. was a passenger on a Harley Davidson driven by Thomas Maedl, Jr.

The motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve on Westline Road 2 miles west of U.S. Route 219 in Lafayette Township.

Passenger and driver were both thrown from the motorcycle. Jeanie Lynn Maedl struck the guardrail and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was thrown over the guardrail but landed in a grassy area.  His injuries were minor, according to police.

 

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