Man fatally struck by tractor-trailer in Hellam Township

WRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A 49-year-old man died after he was hit by a tractor-trailer this morning while walking along a Hellam Township road, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.

Investigators said Darnell Wilson, of Wrightsville, was walking with or near a woman on the west side of Cool Springs Road, near the intersection of Mifflin Drive, when he was fatally struck at around 5 a.m.

Wilson died of multiple blunt force trauma and the manner of his death was ruled accidental, according to the coroner’s office.

Authorities said the truck driver stopped and called 911, and is cooperating with the investigation. There is no indication the driver did anything wrong.

The woman who was seen near Wilson left the scene before police arrived. They said she initially did not cooperate with officers.

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