UPDATE: Authorities identifies driver and victims in I-83 crash
DAUPHIN COUNTY — State Police have identified the three people killed along interstate 83 on Friday.
Authorities say 24 year-old Zachary Lybrand of Middletown, an 18 month-old girl and 22 year-old Ethan VanBochoven from Pompton Plains, New Jersey were all killed Friday evening’s crash.
Police have taken the driver of the tractor trailer, 29 year-old Jack Satterfield of McComb, Mississippi, into custody.
Satterfield faces a numerous charges including homicide by vehicle, homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and a DUI- General Impairment.
Three people are dead after a crash on interstate 83, Friday night.
The accident happened in the northbound lane near mile marker 47.9 in Lower Paxton Township around 8:30 p.m.
According to State Police, the driver of a tractor trailer failed to stop and hit several vehicles in the left lane. Six people were taken to a local hospital. Three people were killed. Authorities have not released their names.
Police and Penndot closed I-83 for about eight hours to investigate the scene.
State Police say it is not clear why traffic had slowed down or stopped moments before the crash.
They are asking anyone who witnessed the accident to contact Pennsylvania State Police Harrisburg at 717-671-7500.
A multi-vehicle crash has closed down all northbound lanes of Interstate 83 in Dauphin County, according to State Police.
The crash occurred near Exit 48 (Union Deposit Road).
There’s no word on any injuries.
This is a developing story. It will be updated when more information becomes available.