Man dies after dirt bike crash

BEAVER LAKE — A 26-year-old man who crashed his dirtbike into a tree here Saturday has died, the Lycoming County coroner said Sunday.

Joshua Dillon, of Liberty, was pronounced dead after being taken to the UPMC Susquehanna Muncy Valley Hospital emergency room.

Dillon suffered multiple blunt force trauma after colliding with a tree at the intersection of Lakeview Drive and Meyers Road around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, a news release from the coroner’s office stated.

State police responded to the initial call and an emergency medical helicopter initially was called but was cancelled shortly afterward, according to the county 911 dispatch.

The investigation continues, and toxicology results are pending.