Morgantown, W.Va. – A motorcyclist attending MountainFest in Morgantown was killed Saturday in a highway accident.
According to State Police, Peter E. Rezuke of Jefferson, Mass., was part of a line of motorcycles leaving MountainFest along Chaplin Hill Road. Slippery roads after a rain storm caused the driver to lose control of his bike and drive into oncoming traffic where the motorcycle collided with a Dodge Neon. Police say Rezuke was killed instantly.
The driver of the Dodge Neon was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital with minor injuries,according to police. A passenger in the car did not sustain any injuries.
No charges are expected to be file.
An estimated 60,000 motorcycle riders are attending this year’s MountainFest event.