Dwight Mcdonald a resident of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania died in a fatal motorcycle accident on Friday night, June 9, 2023. Dwight just retired recently before passing away from the accident yesterday. He succumbed to the injuries sustained from the impact of the collision.
Bev McFadden announced the passing of Dwight on Facebook on Saturday, June 10. Bev released the following statement, “Hey friends, family, and all my prayers warriors. Please ask God to bless my friend Dwight Mcdonald with life and touch him with His healing hands! He just retired and had a motorcycle accident last night. Thanks so much!!!”
The circumstance behind the collision has not been released to the public.
About Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Chambersburg is a borough in and the county seat of Franklin County, in the South Central region of Pennsylvania, United States. It is in the Cumberland Valley, which is part of the Great Appalachian Valley, and 13 miles (21 km) north of Maryland and the Mason-Dixon line and 52 miles (84 km) southwest of Harrisburg, the state capital. According to the United States Census Bureau, Chambersburg’s 2020 population was 21,903.
When combined with the surrounding Greene, Hamilton, and Guilford Townships, the population of Greater Chambersburg is 52,273 people. The Chambersburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area includes surrounding Franklin County, and in 2010 included 149,618 people.
According to fiscal size, Chambersburg Borough is the largest borough in the state of Pennsylvania and the thirteenth-largest municipality overall, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Chambersburg Borough is not a home-rule municipality and is governed by the Pennsylvania Borough Code.
Conococheague Creek and Falling Spring Creek water mills were constructed in 1730, marking the beginning of Chambersburg’s settlement. Both sides of these waterways saw the growth of the settlement. The French and Indian War, the Whiskey Rebellion, John Brown’s attack on Harpers Ferry, and the Civil War are all mentioned in its history. The only significant northern community destroyed by Confederate forces during the conflict was the borough. Locals accused the Confederates of committing war crimes.