Trucker facing charges in South Lebanon fatal crash

LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) – Charges are pending against a tractor-trailer driver for a crash that killed an Annville man Wednesday night in South Lebanon Township, according to police.

Igor Salitra, 55, of Norristown, was blocking both lanes of Route 419 when 68-year-old Richard Yancoskie rounded a curve and struck the trailer at the intersection of Rexmont Road around 8:41 p.m., township police said in a news release.

Yancoskie died at the scene.

His passenger, 66-year-old Rosemarie Yancoskie, was transported to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment of injuries she sustained in the crash.

Police said Salitra had missed a turn onto State Drive and continued to the intersection where he was attempting to turn around the rig.

He was not injured.

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