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Mechanicsburg man killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-83
A multi-vehicle crash caused the death of one person on Interstate 83 in Newberry Township Thursday morning.
The crash was reported just before 9 a.m. on I-83 northbound between Exit 33, Yocumtown, and Exit 34, Valley Green. The northbound lanes we reopened by 3 p.m., according to 511pa.com.
State police said in a news release Ronald Orendi, 63, of Mechanicsburg, died in the crash.
According to state police, a tractor-trailer stopped because of traffic, and a cargo van behind it also stopped. But truck cab behind the van did not come to a stop, and it struck the van.
That van, driven by Orendi, then struck the rear of the tractor-trailer, police said.
Police said the driver of the truck cab was Alexis Rivera, 34, of Duncannon, Perry County. He was not injured.
The tractor-trailer driver, Anthony E. Green, 30, of Clio, Michigan, was not injured, police said.
Orendi succumbed to his injuries at the scene, officials said.