Melissa Deroba Killed in Accident at Route 283 in Dauphin County, PA

November 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Melissa Deroba
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Pennsylvania 283, Landisville, PA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Dauphin County
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Ford Escape
Route 283
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Escape and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at Route 283 in Dauphin County, PA on November 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford Escape operated by 49-year-old Melissa Deroba, was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer under unclear circumstances. The impact is said to have caused the Ford to catch fire while the tractor-trailer collided with a second tractor-trailer. Deroba suffered fatal injuries while the driver of the first truck was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not available.

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