Time of Incident: 05/24/17 8:50PM
Location: Route 187, Orwell Township, Bradford County PA
Tyler Freeman, 19, of Rome PA- Vehicle One
David Estes, 45, of Rome PA- Vehicle Two
Freeman was travelling southbound on Route 187. Estes was travelleing northbound on a motorcycle. According to the police report, Freeman attempted to pass a slower vehicle by going into the oncoiming northbound lane. When he did, he hit Estes’ motorcycle head-on. David Estes was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver’s wife, Bille Joe Estes, 42, of Rome PA, was also injured. She was a passenger on the motorcycle. She was transported to Roboert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. She is listed as being in critical injuries. Freeman was also transported to the hospital. His injuries were listed as unspecified.
Freeman was not wearhing a seatbelt at the time.
The Tioga Freedomist extends our prayers to the friends and family of David Estes, and to the injured in this accident.
This article was edited with updated information.