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Central PA Dirt Bike Crash Claims Husband and Father

A 29-year-old man was tragically killed in a dirt bike accident in Central Pennsylvania on Sunday. Cristian Brito-Bruno of Highspire was fatally ejected from his dirt bike after colliding with a car at the intersection of Essex Street between Main Street and Monroe Street. The Dauphin County Coroner’s Office confirmed Brito-Bruno’s death on Monday, April 22. Swatara Township police said the crash occurred when Brito-Bruno, heading east on Poplar Alley, crashed into a car traveling north on Essex Street.

The Swatara Fire-Rescue and Life Team EMS, along with law enforcement officers and the coroner, responded to the scene on Sunday, April 21 at 12:53 p.m. The coroner ruled that Brito-Bruno’s cause of death was ‘multiple traumatic injuries resulting from Motorcycle vs. Passenger Vehicle”, classifying it as an accident.

The Dauphin County Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash.

Authorities are seeking information from the public about the incident. Those with details about the accident are urged to contact Swatara Police at 717-564-2550 or Dauphin County Communications at 717-558-6900 after hours. I