Helicopter photo

A medical helicopter waits to transport Maynard B. Witherell, of Johnstown, to a hospital after he crashed his bicycle in Colerain Township on Monday. Witherell, 78, later died from his injuries at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.

A Johnstown man suffered fatal injuries in a bicycle crash in Colerain Township earlier this week.

State police said Maynard B. Witherell, 78, was biking along the 5000 block of Main Road about 3:30 p.m. Monday when his bike had a suspected mechanical failure with its chain.

Contact Will DeShong at wdeshong@bedfordgazette.com; 623-1151, ext. 150.

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