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Shippensburg woman, 18, dies in crash

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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - An 18-year-old Shippensburg woman died as the result of a single vehicle crash in Franklin County late Tuesday.

Kristi Myers was a passenger in the rear seat of a 2001 Mustang that struck a large metal pole in the 800 block of Lincoln Way West in Hamilton Township, according to the county coroner's office.

Myers was pronounced dead at CHambersburg Hospital. Officials said she was not wearing a seat belt.

Investigators said the driver, 20-year-old Jeffrey Davies of Chambersburg, was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control in a curve before striking the pole head-on at around 9:15 p.m.

An second passenger in the car was flown to York Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Davies was taken to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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