Man killed in Butler County motorcycle crash identified

The man who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Butler County on Thursday has been identified.

Frank Weber, 34, of Chicora, was killed in the crash around 12:35 p.m.

An oversize load was traveling eastbound along Route 422 when it struck a low-hanging wire, which fell into the westbound lanes, according to a preliminary investigation by Butler Township police.

The wires struck the Harley-Davidson being driven by Weber.

A passenger on the motorcycle, Kristi Cross, 31, of Chicora, was taken to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.

The accident remains under investigation.

A GoFundMe has been started for Cross. It can be found here.

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