Bicyclist dies in crash on Rt. 30 in Ligoner Township

Ligoner Township, Pa. – Westmoreland County Coroner Kenneth A. Bacha has released the following information on a vehicle/bicycle fatality in Ligonier Township that occurred on October 1, 2019
@ 9:04 AM.

Coroner Bacha said the incident occurred on U.S. 30 East, approximately 0.25 mile west of Hays Lane in Ligoner Township. The coroner’s office says the decedent, 38 y/o Jason R. Zollinger, was navigating a bicycle east on U.S. 30 when he was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu traveling in the same direction.

Zollinger resided on Stirrup Drive in Hempfield Township. The Date and Time of Death were listed as October 1, 2019 at 10:25 AM. Cause and manner of death is pending autopsy and toxicology results.

Deputy Coroner Sean R. Hribal pronounced the decedent dead at the scene. The decedent was utilizing a bicycle helmet.