LEWISTOWN - A Lewistown man died as a result of a two vehicle crash on the on ramp to the U.S. 22/522 bypass from the Industrial Park, Granville Township Police Department reports.
Police said Christopher Purcell, 28, of Lewistown, was traveling east on the ramp at approximately 11:38 a.m. Wednesday, when his vehicle struck a tractor trailer owned by Epes Transport Inc. that was parked on the berm on the ramp. Purcell was fatally injured as a result of the crash, police said.
According to the police report, a 4-year-old male was taken to Lewistown Hospital and then transferred to Hershey Medical Center to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.
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Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a fatal accident Wednesday on the on ramp to the U.S. 22/522 bypass in Lewistown.
Police were assisted on the scene by Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown, Mifflin County Coroner's Office, Fame EMS, Junction Fire Co., West Granville Fire Co. and Granville Township Fire Police.