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Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash on I-83 - abc27 WHTM

Dauphin County

Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash on I-83

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in the southbound lanes of I-83 in Dauphin County.

Authorities say the incident occurred near the 13th Street exit just before 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The 27-year-old male victim was walking northbound on the shoulder of the southbound lanes. He then ran into the traffic lanes for unknown reasons and was struck by a Chevy sedan, landing in the northbound lanes.

He was not hit by any other vehicles after the initial strike.

The driver of the sedan stopped and is fully cooperating with authorities.

Police shut down several lanes, causing heavy traffic in both directions. The roads have since been cleared.

The incident is still under investigation.

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