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Motorcyclist fled scene of crash, left injured passenger behind


Henderson Township, PA – Details are coming out about a motorcycle crash in Jefferson County in which the operator fled from the scene before police arrived, leaving his injured passenger behind.

It happened just before noon last Saturday, July 18 on Route 119, just north of its intersection with Route 410 in Henderson Township, near Stump Creek.

53-year-old Timothy Malmgren from Reynoldsville had been riding his Honda Gold Wing motorcycle with a passenger, 51-year-old Paula Smith from Reynoldsville, on the back. He lost control of the motorcycle and laid it on its side.

Both Malmgren and Smith had not been wearing helmets.

According to State Police in Punxsutawney, Malmgren had fled the scene following the crash, and it’s unknown whether he was injured.

Smith suffered injuries of unknown severity and was taken to Penn Highlands Hospital.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You’ll need to scroll down on that page to read this specific report.)