Windber man killed in motorcycle crash

October 10, 2018

State police have released the name of a Windber man who was killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday.

Eric Michael Toath, of Windber, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 1400 block of Arrow Road in Paint Township. Police said his motorcycle hit a tree along the road around 2:42 p.m. Police did not disclose his age in a release.

Windber Fire Department, Northern EMS, state police and Somerset County Coroner Wallace Miller responded to the scene.

The road was closed for about three hours and opened at 5:24 p.m. A reporter was not allowed at the site of the accident.

When contacted by telephone Tuesday night, Miller said he didn’t have time to talk because of an emergency. An investigation is ongoing.

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