Daniel V. Blashchishin Killed in Accident at Tuscarora Tunnel in Dublin Twp, PA

March 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Daniel V. Blashchishin
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Tuscarora Mountain Tunnel, Pennsylvania Turnpike, Willow Hill, Dublin Township, PA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Pennsylvania State Police
Vehicles Involved
Tuscarora Tunnel
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a second tractor-trailer

What Happened

State Police identified the man killed in a crash in the Tuscarora Tunnel in Dublin Twp, PA on March 1st, 2023. 36-year-old Daniel V. Blashchishin was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. According to investigators, it happened around 2 p.m. They say a tractor-trailer operated by Blashchishin was headed westbound in the tunnel before veering into an eastbound lane for unknown reasons. The vehicle first truck a box truck before continuing forward and colliding with a tractor-trailer. The truck eventually stopped after crashing into a tunnel wall, which left Blashchishin with fatal injuries. The box truck operator, an unnamed 57-year-old Womelsdorf man, had minor injuries. Additional details were not provided.

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