Deadly Motorcycle Crash Closes Road in Monroe County

CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP -- The coroner was called to a motorcycle crash in Monroe County.

It happened on Toll Road near Effort around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

According to state police, an SUV was stopped on Toll Road for a school bus loaded students with its signal lights flashing. A motorcycle then came over a hill and slammed into the back of the stopped SUV.

State police identified the driver of the motorcycle as Daniel Weir, 22 of Effort. He died at the scene, Troopers said a female passenger on the bike died at the hospital. Her name has not been released. The coroner said neither person was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the SUV was not hurt.

Toll Road was closed while police investigated.

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