While directing traffic near the scene of a motor vehicle accident (MVA) on southbound Interstate 83, Fire Chief Miller was struck and killed by a motorist attempting to drive around the traffic control point and Miller’s fire department vehicle which was well marked with emergency lights operating at the time. The driver of the vehicle did not stop his vehicle after striking the chief. After being caught further down the Interstate in the backed traffic from the original MVA, the driver was arrested and subsequently charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence along with several other violations.
Incident Location: Southbound I-83 near Exit 8 (USNG: 18S UK 5581 1010)
Loganville Fire Company
PO Box 141, 16 Mill ST
USNG: 18S UK 5359 1233
Loganville, Pennsylvania 17342-0141
Chief: First Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Ream
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.