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Victims identified in fatal Adam's County crash

Three people are confirmed dead and three others were injured.

ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. — Update, 9:15 a.m. (June 24): Three people are dead following a single-vehicle crash in Adams County on Wednesday afternoon.

State police say Christopher L. Heflin, 37, of York was driving at a high rate of speed when he crashed along the 1800 block of Pine Run Road in Hamilton Township around 12:20 p.m. on June 22.

Heflin’s vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in a cow pasture, according to state police reports.

Five other people were in the vehicle Heflin was driving, State Police say. 

Heflin and two unidentified juvenile passengers died at the scene, according to troopers. 

The ages of the juvenile victims were 17 and three, police reports state. The deceased passengers were the children of Heflin's fiancée.

A 17-year-old and two others were taken to WellSpan York Hospital with serious injuries. One of these occupants was described as having "life threatening" injuries, according to police.

Police say alcohol could have been a factor in the crash, but the toxicology report is still pending from the Adam's County Coroner's Office.

The investigation is ongoing.

Original Story:

The Adams County Coroner has been dispatched to a deadly crash in Hamilton Township early Wednesday afternoon.

The crash occurred at the 1800 Block of Pine Run Road, Hamilton Township in Adams County according to emergency dispatch.

Reports state that three people are dead from the crash. There are allegedly other occupants in critical condition, but no additional information has been released. None of the names or ages of anyone involved has been released. 

The cause of the crash is still unknown. 

Police are advising drivers to take an alternative route if possible. The roadway is currently shut down.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will have additional information as it becomes available. 

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