One dead after motorcycle accident in York County

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YORK COUNTY, Pa. — One person is dead after a Thursday afternoon motorcycle crash.

Jacob Billet, 61, died at the scene of the crash.

Crews were called to the scene of Kreutz Creek Road and Route 30 in Hellam Township around 5 p.m. on December 7 for a report of a motorcycle impacting a Jeep SUV.

It was found that the driver of the Jeep did not see the Billet’s motorcycle as it started to become dark, and the motorcycle didn’t have its lights on.

The Jeep crossed the intersection into the path of the motorcycle, causing a collision with the driver’s side of the Jeep and Billet was ejected from the bike.

Billet died on impact at the scene of the crash, while the driver of the Jeep did not appear to have life-threatening injuries. The condition of that driver is unknown at this time.

Police are investigating the deadly crash.

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