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Mount Joy Man Dies After Pennsylvania Motorcycle Crash

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

The Carlisle Sentinel and abc27 News in Harrisburg are reporting that a 19-year-old Mount Joy man was fatally injured in a crash involving two motorcycles this past Sunday afternoon in West Hempfield Township.

According to the reports from the West Hempfield Township police, Jed Sweigart died at Lancaster General Hospital after the crash in the 4600 block of Marietta Avenue. Police said their preliminary investigation found that another motorcyclist, 72-year-old Donald Kurtz, of Wrightsville, pulled from a private driveway into Sweigart’s path. Sweigart lost control and fell to the roadway and struck Kurtz.

If you have any information which can help with the accident investigation please contact the West Hempfield Township police immediately at 717-285-5554.

If you or a loved one are seriously injured in a motorcycle accident because another driver pulled out in front, was inattentive, texting or sleeping while driving, contact our motorcycle accident lawyers at Schmidt Kramer.  We can answer any questions or concerns you have about a motorcycle accident in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Elizabethtown, Hershey, Lebanon, Harrisburg, and all of Central Pennsylvania.

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