Motorcyclist killed in Rt. 283 crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday morning after crashing into the trailer of a semi truck on Route 283 in Lancaster County.

According to Northwest Regional police, 25-year-old Kevin Sherk of Harrisburg was traveling at an excessive speed and passing other vehicles on the highway when the crash occurred.

The driver of the truck was not injured, police said.

The eastbound lanes of 283 were closed from Route 743 exit to the Elizabethtown/Rheems exit from 8:20 a.m. until noon.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call police 367-3382 ext. 113.

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