BUTLER, PA. (THECOUNT) — Gabriel Bishop GoFundMe: Authorities have now confirmed the identity of the 22-year-old individual tragically lost in a motorcycle crash on Route 422 in Butler Township.

“Gabe” Bishop, a resident of Butler, Pennsylvania, was identified by township police following the incident on Sunday afternoon, April 28.


According to police reports, the accident occurred around 3:08 p.m. on eastbound Route 422, situated between Duffy and Mercer roads. Bishop was attempting to pass a pickup truck when the collision occurred, resulting in fatal injuries as he clipped the truck’s rear bumper.

In response to the incident, Route 422’s eastbound lanes were temporarily closed for approximately an hour to facilitate police investigations. Emergency crews, including the Butler Township Volunteer Fire District, Butler City Bureau of Fire, Butler Ambulance Service, and state police, swiftly responded to the scene.

A GoFundMe campaign, initiated by Sherri Mckibbin on behalf of Bishop’s grieving family, aims to support them during this difficult time. Mckibbin fondly remembered Bishop in a heartfelt post, describing him as a vibrant soul whose infectious smile and warm demeanor touched the lives of many. The community has rallied together to offer assistance in honoring Bishop’s memory and providing support to his loved ones during this challenging period.

Via GoFundMe: “My name is Sherri. My nephew Gabe Bishop was killed in a motorcycle accident today. This young man was such a light and force. His contagious smile and easy ways made people flock to him. His mom needs some help to bury her beautiful boy. Help if you can or please share”