LOWER PAXTON, Pa. (AP) – A Mississippi truck driver has admitted causing an alcohol-related crash on an interstate highway in Pennsylvania that killed three people, including a toddler.
Jack Satterfield III pleaded guilty Tuesday to several charges, including homicide by vehicle while driving drunk and leaving an accident scene. The 29-year-old McComb man doesn’t have a plea deal with Dauphin County prosecutors, meaning he faces a lengthy prison term when he’s sentenced later this year.READ MORE: North Hills Vs. Woodland Hills Football Game Canceled Due To COVID-19, WPIAL To Decide Forfeit Or No Contest Status
The October 2018 crash on Interstate 83 in Lower Paxton involved 11 vehicles and killed 24-year-old Zachary Lybrand of Middletown; his 16-month-old daughter, Elliana, and 22-year-old Ethan Van Bochoven, a college student from Pompton Plains, New Jersey.READ MORE: Pa. Governor Tom Wolf Announces Plan For Mitigating Climate Change Effects
Authorities say Satterfield had consumed eight drinks earlier in the day. His truck plowed into slowed or stopped traffic near a construction zone.MORE NEWS: Gov. Tom Wolf: $24M In Funding Available To Address Gun Violence
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