Anthony Culver, an Erie resident lovingly known as Tony Culver, died in a tragic motorcycle accident on Interstate 90. Read on to learn how did the crash happen, what was the cause behind it, and everything about the untimely death of Tony Culver.
I-90 is the longest interstate highway in the U.S. Due to the road being a transcontinental freeway, there are often incidents of crashes and tragedies. Unfortunately, Tony Culver is the latest victim who passed away due to an automobile mishap.
Who was Anthony “Tony” Culver?
Anthony Culver was born in Erie on January 10, 1971. He grew up to be known as Tony and went to East High School. He graduated from there in 1989. Tony Culver was the founder and die-cast operator at Electric Materials.
He was a motorcycle freak and lived riding his bike. Tony was a member of the Teamsters Horsemen 40NW Association. His friends lovingly called him “Consigliere.” He was an ardent fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins.
Tony also loved working on bikes with his guys at Loc Customs. He was a frequent visitor at the customization garage. He was an adventurous fellow who didn’t fear anyone.
Tony Culver Died in I-90 Motorcycle Accident: What Happened?
A tragic motorcycle crash happened on Interstate 90 on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, in which 52-year-old Erie man Tony Culver died. He was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the westbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 37.
The crash took place around 4:19 PM when Culver passed several vehicles in the left lane. He then moved into the left lane but went into the gravel on the shoulder. He hit several guide rail posts while doing so.
Troopers were called to the scene but they couldn’t save Tony. He was knocked off the motorcycle and pronounced dead. The affected area was cordoned off for the rest of the day to investigate the crash. It is near the interchange with I-86.
What was the cause of Tony Culver’s accident?
The investigation into the accident of Tony Culver is going on and the I-90 was blocked for the rest of the day. The traffic was diverted and the police were trying to figure out what led to the tragic crash. However, no details have been released so far.
It’s not known if it was a case of DUI. We are waiting for the police to share more information about the tragedy. Until then, don’t believe any rumors that you read online. Please keep Tony Culver in your prayers who passed away doing what he loved, riding his motorcycle.
Tony Culver Obituary, Funeral, and Survivors
Erie man Tony Culver passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2023. He was 52 years old. Culver died due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Interstate-90 while riding his Harley-Davidson around 4:19 PM.
Tony Culver is survived by his wife, Hope Culver; his mother, Marion Bretz (Bill Stephany); four children, Ashley Culver, Emily Culver (Sean Kennedy), Alysha Culver, and Xavier Culver; ten grandchildren, Damiano, D’Angelo, Austyn, Ophelia, Avianna, Natalina, A’Kylah, Amoriella, Ja’Marion, and R’Money; his mother-in-law, Charlotte Reitz; his cousin/brother, Peter Culver; and many beloved friends.
An obituary for Tony Culver was published online and the funeral arrangements have been decided. Friends and well-wishers can call Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 5151 Buffalo Road (at Hannon Rd. in Harborcreek Twp.) on Sunday from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM.
They are invited to attend Tony Culver’s funeral there at 10 AM on Monday. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetry. You may offer flowers and memorial contributions to the funeral home.
Our deepest condolences go to the loved ones of Tony Culver. May God let the departed soul rest in peace.