Route 118 accident claims life of woman

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday night in Jordan Township, Lycoming County, according to state police.

State police identified Rhonda Lois Killian, of Berwick, as the deceased.

She was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by Robert G. Killian, of Berwick, that veered off Route 118 near Whitenight Road at about 6:40 p.m., state police said.

State police said Killian was traveling north when he failed to negotiate a left curve before the motorcycle struck a guard rail and an embankment and flipped several times.

Both were thrown from the motorcycle.

Rhonda Killian initially was transported to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, but was rerouted to Muncy Valley Hospital, where she was pronounced dead upon arrival, state police said.

Robert Killian was flown to Geisinger Medical Center for head and leg injuries, state police said.