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December 16th, 2010
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Head On Crash Kills Two Drivers – Franklin Township

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Written by: Lt. David Lash

A Wednesday evening crash on U.S. Route 15 in Franklin Township left two persons dead. The crash was reported in the north bound lanes of travel on Route 15 approximately 100 yards south of the intersection of Hickory Road. The crash was reported at 7:29 PM.

The victims are identified as:

  • CHRIS D. MOHR, age 51, 549 Newport Road, Duncannon, PA who was operating a 2005 Chevrolet, Impala.
  • ASHLEY ELIZABETH DUNHOFT, age 23, of 626 Park Ridge Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA who was operating a 2002, Lexus RX3.

Preliminary investigation indicates there was impact in a near head on manner of vehicle engagement as MOHR was driving southbound in the north bound lanes of travel. After impact there separation of the vehicles and after coming to the final point of rest there was a fire involved in the crash, the MOHR vehicle was subsequently fully involved in the fire. 

The NYCRPD was assisted at the scene by the Franklintown Fire Department, Wellsville Fire Department, York Springs (Adams County) Fire Department and numerous area ambulance crews as well as the Office of the York County Coroner. A PennDOT road crew was summoned to the crash scene to treat the roadway after fire suppression efforts on the burning vehicle.

The investigation into the crash continues, with NYCRPD accident reconstruction experts conducting the investiugation.  Anyone with further information is requested to contact the NYCRPD at 911 or via nycrpd.org.

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