EAST PENNSBORO, Pa. (WHTM) – The coroner has released the identity of the person killed in a weekend motorcycle crash in Cumberland County.

The operator of the motorcycle was identified to be Orion Bekelja, 28, of Harrisburg, by Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall, and his cause of death is from multiple traumatic injuries.

Orion was an active firefighter for Citizens Fire Company No.1 of Penbrook and was also a member of the Steelton Fire Department.

In a statement posted on Facebook, Citizens Fire said that Orion first joined in 2011 until he left years later and then came back to the department in September 2022.

“We at Citizens Fire Company No.1 of Penbrook are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of active firefighter Orion Bekelja,” The department wrote. “Firefighter Bekelja joined our department in 2011 and remained active until 2015. Orion joined the department again in September of 2022 and has been active since. Orion was also a member with Swatara fire company and Steelton fire company. Please keep Orions’ family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. We all will miss you.”

East Pennsboro Township Police Department says the fatal crash occurred on Route 11 and 15 Southbound, in the area of 800 N. Enola Rd, Sunday, Aug. 6, morning.

Investigators say the preliminary investigation shows Bekelja was traveling southbound, lost control, and struck a barrier located on the east side of the roadway.