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Crash in Harrisburg involving logging truck leaves one dead

PennDOT officials say the crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on US 22/322.
Credit: PENNDOT

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Update (Nov. 25): Police report Shay has now died of his injuries.

Update and Correction (10:51 p.m.): Updates continue to be released about the crash. According to the Susquehanna Township Police Department, the most recent report is that there were only two motorcycles involved in the crash.

Officials say the driver of one of the motorcycles, 33-year-old Jamie Shay of Duncannon, was taken to a local hospital and is in critical condition.

The second motorcyclist is reported to be uninjured.

 Witnesses say the two motorcycles involved were part of a funeral procession.

According to officials, the driver of the logging truck remained at the scene of the crash and is cooperating with the investigation.

Update and Correction (5:55 p.m.): Following an update and clarification from PennDOT, there is now no confirmed death. PennDOT has released a statement saying that the original information was incorrect.

According to Dauphin County 911 Dispatch, there a currently two confirmed injuries.

FOX43 regrets the error.

Update (5:46 p.m.): Route 22/322 has now reopened.

One person is dead after a crash on Route 22/322 westbound in Harrisburg on Wednesday afternoon.

Officials with PennDOT say the crash happened around 1:30 p.m. near the Linglestown exit. The incident involved a logging truck and three motorcycles leaving one person dead and two people in critical condition.

According to officials, motorists should take Route 15 north until the crash is cleared.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is being asked to contact the Susquehanna Township Police Department at 717-558-6900.

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