Tractor Trailer Kills One Man and Injures Several (WEST CHESTER, PA. November 11, 2017) A tractor trailer kills one man and injures several other in an accident on Route 202 in Chester County. The roadway was closed for more than 12 hours following the accident.
CBS Philadelphia reports that the deceased man is Adam Swope, 38 years old of Malvern. The accident occurred shortly after noon on Saturday when a tractor trailer, traveling on the northbound lanes of Route 202 had overturned and crossed into the southbound lanes, colliding with Mr. Swope’s vehicle. The accident happened near Matlack Street in West Goshen Township.
Mr. Swope was an active man in the community who served as the Chair of the Willistown-Malvern Democrats and was also the Executive Assistant to Kathi Cozzone, the Chester County Commissioner. In a statement issued on Sunday by The Chester County Democratic Committee, Dick Bingham said, “I am extremely saddened to report that Adam Swope, Zone Leader, Zone 16, died yesterday in a tragic automobile accident. Few details are available at this time but I am sure I speak for us all when I say how shocking and devastating this news is. Adam will be truly missed by us all.”
There were several other injuries in the accident that are consider not to be life threatening and police are investigating the cause of the accident. The West Goshen Police are asking for any witness to the accident to reach out to the Traffic Safety Division at 610-696-7400 and are interested in any video or photographs to aide in the investigation.
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