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June 7, 2009

Woman dies in motorcycle crash

A New Castle man was seriously injured and woman killed Saturday in a Beaver County motorcycle crash.

State police said that Troy Gower, 39, of New Castle was eastbound on Taggart Road in Darlington Township about 11:30 p.m. when he lost control of his Yamaha motorcycle and left the road. Both he and an unidentified female passenger were thrown from the motorcycle.

The female was pronounced dead at the scene. Gower was flown by helicopter to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

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