State Police say a fatal pedestrian accident that closed a portion of I-81 Thursday morning was a suicide.
According to police, a 58 year old man parked his car along the northbound lanes of I-81 in East Hanover Township and then got out and intentionally walked into traffic. Police say the man was struck by several vehicles and killed.
I-81 northbound was closed between Hershey/ Grantville Exit 80 and Ft. Indiantown Gap Exit 85A for several hours this morning for a death investigation.
The stretch of highway in East Hanover Township is now reopened.