Newville Dad Killed In Rt 944 Crash

A 28-year-old Central Pennsylvania dad has been identified as the person killed in a weekend Cumberland County crash.

Kody Tidd.
Kody Tidd. Photo Credit: Facebook/Kody Tidd
Kody Tidd.
Kody Tidd. Photo Credit: Facebook/Kody Tidd

Kody Tidd, of Newville, was driving at a "high rate of speed" when he "lost control" of his vehicle on Route 944 westbound just before the Deer Lane intersection in the evening hours Saturday, June 3, 2023, Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall told Daily Voice.

Tidd hit three other vehicles, though no other injuries were reported, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Hall said.

The Middlesex Township Police Department is investigating the incident.

Kody is a Newville native who most recently worked at Fry Communications, Inc. and Custom Home Builder at Neidlinger Enterprises LLC., according to his social media. 

He is survived by his family including his young daughters.

His family and friends have been sharing about their sudden loss on social media.

A GoFundMe has been launched to help his family and it has surpassed $5,000 in less than 24 hours with the top donation of $600 coming from Karla D. Diller.

Click here to donate to the GoFundMe campaign. 

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