According to multiple reports, Republican governor candidate Charlie Groo is under investigation for his involvement in a Chester County car accident that caused the death of a motorcyclist and closed the Pennsylvania Turnpike for seven hours.
Police said the accident occurred at around 10pm on Wednesday night, west of the King of Prussia Interchange in the westbound lane of the toll road.The person who witnessed the car accident Tell Spotlight PAAngela Couloumbis said that Gerow drove a motorcycle for several miles, and the motorcycle was parked in front of his car.
exist Statement to the Associated PressGroo said through a spokesperson that he “looks forward to the completion of their investigation by the state police and believes that the investigation will confirm that he was not the cause of the accident.”
The motorcyclist was identified as 30-year-old Logan Carl Abbott in Bradford County. PennLive.comOfficials said Abbott died of multiple blunt impacts and toxicology tests are ongoing.
A report by the Pennsylvania State Police did not mention Jero’s name, nor did it provide more details about the cause of the crash. Nicholas Forgette, a road construction worker, told Spotlight PA that he saw a Mercedes-Benz and a motorcycle plugged into its grill while working on the toll road on Wednesday night.
According to reports, the motorcycle “sit upright with one side stuck in the front of the car”. forget.
“That’s also a big motorcycle. There are sparks. And it’s very loud,” Forgette said, according to Spotlight PA, who works for a traffic control company in Pottstown.
Forgette told Spotlight PA that he saw the Mercedes being stopped by the state police, a few miles from where he first saw the car passing by. He said that Gerow sat on the guardrail, expressionless, “a bit out of touch.”
According to Spotlight PA, a Pennsylvania police spokesperson stated that the investigation is “ongoing” and the authorities are trying to determine whether other vehicles may be involved.
Gerow, 66 years old, running Quantum communication, A marketing company located in Harrisburg. He announced his candidacy for governor in June and previously ran for Congress and state legislatures.
According to the Associated Press, Gerow visited the Republican Party’s event circuit in Pennsylvania for several months and talked to the audience as a potential candidate. For more than two decades, he has also served as a political commentator on the public affairs television program “Face the Country”.