UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A 17-year-old male died after a single-vehicle crash on July 4, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.
The crash occurred on Basehoar Road in Union Township, Adams County, around 5 p.m., according to the coroner’s release. The victim was reportedly driving the vehicle when he lost control and hit a tree on the driver’s side. He was flown to a York hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The York County Coroner’s Office was dispatched to Wellspan York Hospital later in the evening. The victim, identified as Dillon Myers of Hanover, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 9:55 p.m. from blunt force trauma.
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According to Pennsylvania State Police, three people were entrapped in the vehicle and extracted by fire department personnel. Two individuals were able to exit the vehicle on their own.
Pennsylvania State Police, Gettysburg Barracks, is investigating the incident. An autopsy will not be performed and a routine toxicology was obtained.
State Police were assisted by Alpha Fire Company, Adams Regional EMS, Life Team EMS, Life Lion Medevac, and Stat Medevac.
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