ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Hamilton Township, Adams County, on Wednesday.
Three people were killed in the high-speed single-vehicle crash on the 1800 block of Pine Run Road around noon, according to State Police. The roadway was shut down for the on-scene investigation and reopened around 5 p.m.
Officials say all six of the individuals were riding in a 2011 Jeep SUV, which hit a tree and ended up in a cow pasture.
The three deceased include 37-year-old Christopher Heflin of York and two juveniles ages 17 and three. All three were declared deceased upon the arrival of officials.
A 17-year-old and two adults in their 30s were transported to a Wellspan York Hospital with injuries. One of the passenger’s injuries were described as life-threatening.
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State Police say the driver was wearing a seat belt, but it’s not known if all of the passengers were as well. State Police did not release details regarding a cause other than the speed of the vehicle, but their report did indicate the crash is a DUI investigation. A pending toxicology report from the Adams County Coroner is in progress.
Anyone who has more information about the crash is encouraged to contact PSP Gettysburg at 717-334-8111.
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