65-year-old man dies after being struck and dragged by vehicle while crossing road in Derry Township


DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — Karl Piasecki, 65, has died after being struck and dragged by a vehicle while crossing West Chocolate Avenue in Derry Township.

A GMC Yukon traveling north on Ridge Road entered the intersection to turn left and travel west on West Chocolate Avenue.  The vehicle struck Piasecki, who was dragged under the vehicle for a short distance.

Piasecki was transported to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center by Life Lion EMS for treatment and later passed away. The driver did not sustain any injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Derry Township Police at (717) 534-2202.

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