Driver Killed In Alleged Harrisburg Drag Racing Crash ID'd

A 23-year-old Highspire man was killed in an alleged drag racing crash on Friday night, according to police.

Jose Alcantar.

Jose Alcantar.

Photo Credit: GoFundMe- Viviana Melendrez-Martinez

Jose Alcantar crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of Cameron and Market streets around 9:30 p.m.

Alcantar's community is rallying for his family. A family friend, Viviana Melendrez-Martinez, launched a GoFundMe campaign page to help cover funeral expenses.

The campaign has raised $4,170 of the $13,000 goal as of Tuesday afternoon.

Alcantar "was such a wonderful, cheerful and amazing person. He touched a lot of hearts," as Melendrez-Martinez stated on the campaign page.

A meal train was also started for the family and the times have filled.

His community is also sharing their grief on social media.

The case of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-558-6900.

Funeral and memorial service details have not been released.

If you want to donate to the Jose Alcantar's GoFundMe campaign page you can do so here.

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