Owego motorcycle crash results in fatality


OWEGO, NY – The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a motorcycle crash in the Town of Owego resulting in serious injury and death.

Around 5:30 Monday evening, 57 year-old Philip Minckler of Owego and one passenger, 62 year-old Christina Mohr of Apalachin, were traveling north on the Montrose Turnpike when they drifted off the roadway and hit a tree.

Minckler was taken via ambulance to Wilson Hospital while Mohr was taken by helicopter to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, where she passed away.

The investigation is ongoing.

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