Geisinger Director of Clinical Pathology and Director of Geisinger Regional Laboratories Harold Harrison was killed on Wednesday when the vehicle he drove crashed into a tree at Bucknell University. He was 67.
The cause of the crash in unknown. News reports said that Harrison accelerated his vehicle through a red light. According to television station WNEP, the Union County Coroner's Office believes he suffered a medical emergency, which resulted in the crash.
In a statement, Geisinger called Harrison "an intellectual powerhouse and a consummate clinical laboratory scientist [who] ensured excellence in clinical lab services for Geisinger and contributed to the field of laboratory quality assurance."