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Motorcyclist Hurt In Crash Along Stretch of Road That Sees Many Accidents

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A motorcyclist is seriously hurt, after an accident Friday afternoon in McKean.
It happened on a stretch of road that sees several accidents a year.

The driver has now been identified as 74-year-old Jack Dodson, of Elderton, Pa, and police say he suffered serious injuries, including a head injury.

A neighbor said this is the fourth accident in this very spot, just since March.

Around 2:15 Friday, emergency crews rushed a motorcyclist to the hospital with serious  injuries, after he crashed along Sterrettania road.

State police were still investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident, but it appears the driver for some reason lost control on the bend.
It's a sharp curve along Sterrettania road.
At the scene, we caught up with both first responders as well as neighbors, who both say unfortunately, this is nothing new.

"On Sterrettania road between Nisan and West roads, inherently this stretch of road is dangerous no matter what season," Said Fairview Fire Fighter, Captain Brian Brocious. "Summer, winter, fall, in the winter if they don't slow down, then end up over the guardrail," Captain Brocoius added.

"It happens all the time," said Peggy Denning, who lives near the accident scene. "The curve though is very well marked, if you've been up there, it is very well marked," Denning added.


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