Driver exits vehicle on I-83, killed by passing truck; 83 NB shut down

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MANCHESTER TWP., York County, Pa. — State Police are on the scene of an accident around mile marker 25 of I-83 North in the area of the Willow Springs Industrial Park.

20160126_135459_resizedIt happened around 12:38pm. Police say it appears a driver had a vehicle break down. He stopped on the east side shoulder of the highway. He then exited his vehicle and was struck by a passing tractor trailer. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Interstate 83 northbound is closed at mile marker 24. All vehicles are being directed off the interstate at exit 24. Police say it will be closed for a few hours while the investigation continues. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible. If anybody has any information regarding this incident they are asked to call PSP York at 716-428-1011.