Updated:MUDDY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
Investigators said speed played a role in a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday night in Butler County.
According to police, Thomas Shaffer, of Slippery Rock, was speeding when he lost control on Route 422 in Muddy Creek Township about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Authorities said Shaffer hit an embankment and was thrown from his bike. He was wearing a helmet.