CRAWFORD COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Brian Lavern Horst, of Cochranton, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday fatal motorcycle crash in Crawford County.

Horst, 27, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash in Fairfield Township late Tuesday afternoon.


According to reports, Horst was operating a Yamaha R1 motorcycle on State Highway 285 near Cochranton, when the bike came into head-on contact with a pickup truck around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Horst was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

It is unknown if the pickup driver suffered any injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 88,765. Its county seat is Meadville. The county was created on March 12, 1800, from part of Allegheny County and named for Colonel William Crawford – Wikipedia.

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