Coroner IDs motorcyclist in fatal Fairview Twp. crash


A 51-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash in Fairview Township on Sunday evening, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

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Eli Samuel Battistini-Garcia, of the 500 block of Ross Avenue in Fairview Township, died at the scene of the crash, which happened about 6:20 p.m. on Marsh Run Road near Old York Road, the coroner's office said in a news release.

Battistini-Garcia lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown from the bike as it traveled for some distance along the road, clipping a pole and riding the guardrail, the release said.

He was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene, according to the coroner's office, which said an autopsy wasn't planned.

Fairview Township Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to call them at 717-901-5267.