New Castle man dies in accident

New Castle, Pa. (WYTV) — One man is dead following a motorcycle accident just after midnight Saturday.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, Paul M. Yasher, 53, of New Castle was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on East Washington Street at the intersection of Chestnut Street when he lost control of the cycle.

He left the road, struck a curb and then telephone pole, according to state police, and died of his injuries.

The state police did not say what may have caused Yasher to lose control of the motorcycle.

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