Coroner releases name of motorcyclist killed in York County

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UPDATE: The York County Coroner’s office has released the name of the man who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Newberry Township on Sunday night.

52-year old David Lawyer, of Middletown, Dauphin County, died after being thrown from the Harley Davidson that he was operating. The coroner’s office says Lawyer failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. He died from blunt force trauma.

A female passenger who was riding with Lawyer suffered minor injuries.  Newberry Township Police are still investigating.

 

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

NEWBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A Dauphin County man is dead after a motorcycle accident in York County. It happened just before 4:30 p.m. at Pines and Red Mill Roads in  Newberry Township. Authorities say a 52-year-old man from Middletown was ejected from the motorcycle he was driving.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A female passenger suffered minor  injuries in the accident.

There’s no word on what caused the crash.

The victim’s name has not been released.