Mount Joy man dies after motorcycle crash

COLUMBIA, Pa. (WHTM) – A 19-year-old Mount Joy man was fatally injured in a crash involving two motorcycles Sunday afternoon in West Hempfield Township.

Jed Sweigart died at Lancaster General Hospital after the crash in the 4600 block of Marietta Avenue, township police said in a news release.

Police said their preliminary investigation found that another motorcyclist,72-year-old Donald Kurtz of Wrightsville, pulled from a private driveway into Sweigart’s path. Sweigart lost control and fell to the roadway and struck Kurtz.

Kurtz sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

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