Fatal Crash in Dover Township

On 09.21.17 at 1929 hours the Northern York County Regional Police Department responded to a traffic crash in the 4800 block of South Salem Church Road in Dover Township.

Initial investigation found that a Kia minivan was travelling northbound on South Salem Church Road.  At the same time four juvenile males were walking/standing along the shoulder of the roadway with an elliptical machine.  The minivan collided with the elliptical machine and one of the juveniles.  A 13 year old juvenile male was pronounced dead at the scene by the York County Coroner’s Office.  The three other juvenile pedestrians and the 35 year old driver of the minivan were unhurt.

The deceased was a student at the Dover Intermediate School. Dover Area School District is coordinating counseling services for all students and staff in the District. The Dover Area School District is encouraging students to attend school tomorrow.

The investigation into this crash continues.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department tip line at 717.467.TELL(8355) or email tips@nycrpd.org