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Motorcyclist injured after hitting pothole in Ridgway


Ridgway, PA – A motorcyclist from Johnsonburg was seriously injured after hitting a pothole and crashing in Ridgway over the weekend.

37-year-old Jeffrey Vanzanten had been attempting to pass a vehicle on the right on the Boot Jack Road portion of Route 219 in Ridgway around 4:45 Saturday afternoon.

He struck a pothole and was thrown from the motorcycle.

Vanzanten had been wearing his helmet but suffered serious injuries. He was taken to Altoona Hospital.

Click Here to read the online police report.