Police Looking for Witnesses to Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Cranberry

Motorcyclist Gerald Rombach died Friday after colliding with an SUV.

are asking anyone who witnessed the fatal crash between a motorcyclist and a small SUV last week on Freedom Road to call police.

collided with a Honda CRV at about 2:30 p.m. Friday at the entrance to the lower Cranberry Mall near the JoAnn Fabrics store.

The impact caused Rombach to become trapped under the vehicle. He was conscious and talking when emergency responders arrived three minutes later, police said.

He was taken by ambulance to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m. Police said Rombach was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Honda CRV, Marie Howland, of Freedom, was not injured. She was attempting to turn left from Freedom Road into the mall at the time of the collision, police said.

No charges have been been filed in the incident as police continue to investigate the cause of the crash. Anyone with information is asked to call Cranberry Police at 724-776-5180, ext. 5.

This article originally appeared in Cranberry Patch.


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