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Fatal motorcycle crash on I-81 in Cumberland County

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 81 in Cumberland County.  It happened at about 1 o’clock this afternoon at mile marker 42.8 in Dickinson Township.

State Police say the rider, James Hunt, 66, of Jonesport, Maine,  aboard a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was headed north in the left lane when he suddenly ran off the roadway, crossed the median, struck an embankment, and went airborne before coming down on a guide rail in the southbound lanes.

Hunter was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple traumatic injuries.


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