Philadelphia Police have identified the South Philadelphia man who died after his SUV careened off a pier on Penn's Landing last evening.
Marc Oliverio, 25, was speeding his black 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan down an off-ramp on Chestnut Street around 6 p.m. on Monday when the car left the road, crossed a small grass patch, crashed through a metal fence and plunged into the Delaware River, police said.
Officials identified two men who were struck and killed by a freight train in Lehigh County Monday afternoon.
Inivestigators say 24-year-old Padraic Cremins and 22-year-old Timothy Dadario, both of Allentown, were crossing a set of railroad tracks on the 1500 block of Chestnut Street in Upper Milford Township around 3:30 p.m.
As they were walking, they were both struck by a Norfolk Southern Train that was passing through.
A York County motorcyclist has been identified as the victim of Sunday morning's fatal crash on Route 30 in Lancaster County's West Hempfield Township.
The Lancaster County coroner said Stephen Elicker, 29, of Spring Grove, died at the scene of the 2:13 a.m. accident, according to published reports. Another 26-year-old motorcyclist from Seven Valleys was severely injured in the crash, police said.
The man who was killed in a crash on Interstate 81 in Franklin County earlier Tuesday morning was identified as a Virginia man by state police.
Steven Lee Winfrey, 51, of Roanoke, Virginia, was killed when his tractor-trailer veered off the roadway Exit 10 for Route 914 in Guilford Township on northbound I-81 in Franklin County just before 5 a.m. The truck crashed into a cement storm drain and burst into flames, according to previous reports from state police.
State Trooper Frederick Schimp was driving a Pennsylvania State Police Ford Explorer patrol unit at 3:30 a.m. Saturday when he failed to stop at a stop sign in Erie County, Pa. The resulting accident killed the woman whose car ran into the trooper's vehicle as it rolled through the stop sign.
But a state police spokesman said the trooper and a partner in the state police unit weren't responding to a call at the time of the crash. All this, according to the Erie Times-News.