Crash Remains Under Investigation
The motorcycle carrying two people was traveling north on Harrisburg-Georgesville Road, south of Opossum Run, when it crossed over the center line.
Neither motorcycle rider was wearing a helmet, reports NBC4i. Currently it is unclear if alcohol or drugs played a role in the fatal crash. The crash occurred around 8:14 p.m. local time.
Motorcycle Crash Statistics
The following information is provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
- A total of 4,295 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2014.
- Motorcycle deaths accounted for 13 percent of all motor vehicle crash deaths in 2014.
- 36 percent of fatally injured motorcyclists were age 50 or older.
- Ninety-two percent of motorcyclists killed in 2014 were males.