Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident



On Saturday, June 11th, 2022 at 1:18 a.m. Swatara Township Police and Fire / Rescue units were dispatched to the 5400 block of Derry Street for a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arrival our officers found a single vehicle accident in which a vehicle traveling eastbound left the roadway, struck a telephone pole and fire hydrant and had rolled onto its roof entrapping the driver inside.  The driver, 40 year old James Payne of Harrisburg City, was the sole occupant of the vehicle involved in this fatal crash.  This accident is currently under investigation by the Swatara Township Police, Dauphin County Accident Reconstruction Team and the Dauphin County Coroner’s office.  Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact Sgt. Jeremy Barrick at 717-564-2550 or submit the information on Crimewatch.com.

Monday, June 13, 2022 - 10:45am

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