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Victim in fatal I-83 crash ID'd as Cumberland County man

Credit: PennDOT

One person is dead following a a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning on I-83 NB near mile marker 34 in York County.

According to the York County Coroner, 63-year-old Ronald Orendi of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was killed in the crash.

Police say a preliminary investigation determine that a tractor trailer, which was carrying a full-size trailer, had come to a stop due to traffic.

A cargo van, driven by Orendi, also observed traffic and came to a stop behind the tractor-trailer.

According to police, a semi-truck then failed to stop for traffic and hit the rear of the cargo van, pushing it into the back of the tractor-trailer.

Orendi was entrapped and deceased at the scene, according to the count coroner.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

I-83 northbound reopened later in the afternoon.

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