Palmyra man charged in fatal Route 422 crash

Police have charged a Palmyra man with homicide by vehicle while DUI for a two-vehicle crash that killed his 19-year-old passenger in January.

Jordan T. Johnson, 25, was speeding, had a blood-alcohol content of .14 percent, and tested positive for marijuana and prescription pain medications, North Londonderry Township police said Friday.

Johnson was driving a car that collided with another vehicle January 11 at the entrance to the Walmart store along Route 422, according to police.

His passenger, Tylor Weaver of Palmyra, was killed in the crash. A passenger in the other car, 26-year-old Janet Kieffer of Middletown, was injured.

In addition to vehicular homicide while DUI, Johnson was charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment, simple assault and several related offenses.

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