YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – A 16-year-old Dover Area School District student was killed in a two-vehicle crash in York on Saturday, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.

The coroner’s office has identified the teen as Autumn Short of Dover Township.

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On April 2 at approximately 3:17 p.m., the Northern York County Regional Police Department responded to the two-vehicle crash on the 1500 block of E. Canal Road and Fox Run Road,

Police say an Acura Integra traveling south on Fox Run Rd. failed to stop for a posted stop sign. The vehicle entered the intersection and collided with a Ford F-350 pickup truck that was traveling east on E. Canal Rd.

Police say the 18-year-old driver of the Acura was taken to York Hospital for a head injury.

Short, who was wearing a seatbelt in the front passenger’s seat, was transported to WellSpan York Hospital where she passed away at 5:31 p.m.

The 52-year-old driver of the pickup truck reported that he was not injured.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

Dover Area School District released a statement to the district community on this website on Monday.

Dover Area School District Community,

It is with great sadness that we must inform you that we have lost a member of our school family.   An 11th-grade student at the High School passed away yesterday in a tragic car accident.

Our District crisis team is coordinating internal and external counselors to help our students and staff manage their feelings of shock and loss. We are helping students and staff work through this loss and will be providing counseling services throughout the day on Monday, April 4th and throughout the upcoming days at our High School.

As a school community, we are deeply saddened by this loss. One of our pillars as a district  is our strength as a community. Together, as a school community, we will continue to support each other through this difficult time.

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