Kittanning, PA – Kenneth Shaffer Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on PA-422

Kittanning, PA – Kenneth Shaffer Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on PA-422

Kittanning, PA (July 4, 2021) – On Saturday, July 3, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash on a major roadway in Kittanning.

According to Armstrong County officials, the accident happened on PA-422 around the area of Glade Run Road. Police confirmed that 60-year-old Kenneth Shaffer was driving his Suzuki motorcycle in the area when he struck a Ford F350 that was making a left turn. The motorcycle was badly damaged as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Shaffer was badly injured and pronounced dead at the scene as a result of traumatic injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania 

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At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in motorcycle accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you.

Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately.  We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.