TO: All Media
FROM: Lt. David L. Lash
SUBJECT: Fatal Traffic Accident
On Wednesday July 14, 2010 at 2329 hours the Northern York County Regional Police responded to a motorcycle vs. vehicle crash on Roosevelt Ave near Greenbriar Road.
On scene investigation found that a 2006 Harley Davidson Road King, operated by Jonathan Sowers age 34 of York, was travelling northbound on Roosevelt Ave. A 2004 Hyundai Sonata, operated by a 17 yoa female of York, was travelling southbound on Roosevelt Ave attempting to make a left turn into the Rutter’s Farm Store. The southbound Hyundai turned left into the path of the northbound motorcycle.
Sowers, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to York Hospital by West York EMS. He was pronounced dead at York Hospital.
The juvenile female was transported to York Hospital for minor injuries.
This crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717-292-3647 or use the crime tip reporting section of the Department’s website at http://nycrpd.org