One person killed, two injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-81 in Franklin County
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.– A 67-year-old man died and two others were injured Friday morning in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Antrim Township, Franklin County, according to State Police.
The victim has not yet been identified pending notification of kin, police say.
The incident happened around 9:15 a.m. near Mile Marker 4, according to police.
The victim was traveling south in the left lane and lost control of his vehicle while attempting to pass a truck carrying an oversized load, police say. His car was struck by a vehicle driven by Justin Kingsley, 35, and slid sideways into the grassy median. The vehicle then began to roll, became airborne, and launched into the northbound lanes of travel on I-81, striking a third vehicle driven by Tamara Wade, 55.
The victim died of his injuries at the scene, police say. The other two drivers were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment.
I-81 was closed in both directions for about three hours while police conducted their investigation.