close
close

Royersford, Montgomery County, man fatally shot on Pennsylvania Turnpike, state police say

Free breast cancer screenings; citywide cleanup in Philadelphia | Digital briefing

Free breast cancer screenings; citywide cleanup in Philadelphia | Digital briefing

02:35

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 40-year-old man from Royersford, Montgomery County, has been killed in a possible road rage incident images taken over the weekend on the Pennsylvania TurnpikeThe state police announced this on Monday.

Pennsylvania State Police said the 40-year-old man was pronounced dead Monday at Reading Hospital by the Berks County coroner’s office.

Pennsylvania State Police said the 40-year-old man was shot Friday in the eastbound lane of the turnpike in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, near mile marker 291.3.

After the shooting, Pennsylvania State Police were looking for a white tractor-trailer as a vehicle of interest. State police said they found the tractor-trailer Saturday in the parking lot of a shopping center in Caernavon Township, Berks County. Inside the tractor-trailer, state police said they found a 59-year-old Virginia man who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, physical evidence showed the 59-year-old was the shooter in the killing. They believe the shooting was the result of a road rage incident.

Pennsylvania State Police are asking anyone who was traveling eastbound on the tollway near the Lebanon-Lancaster interchange Friday afternoon to contact them if they have any information about the shooting.