Motorcycle Accident in Montgomery County Kills Young Man

A motorcycle accident in Upper Salford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania took the life of Brandon Gilbert on Monday, June 22, 2009. Brandon was two days shy of turning 22 years old.

While riding westbound on Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, investigators believe that Mr. Gilbert fell off of his motorcycle into the eastbound lanes of the roadway and was struck by a motorist driving a pickup truck coming in the opposite direction.

Mr. Gilbert was pronounced dead at the scene. The unidentified driver of the pickup truck, a man from the Doylestown, PA area, was not injured.

Pennsylvania State Police are uncertain as to what caused Mr. Gilbert to lose control and fall from his motorcycle. No charges have been filed and the investigation into the motorcycle accident is ongoing.