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State Police: Two pronounced dead at scene of York County crash

A 43-year-old man and a 77-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene of a crash in Lower Chanceford Township on Jan. 25.
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YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Update, Jan. 26, 7:45 a.m.: According to the York County Coroner's Office, two people died as a result of a head-on collision on Delta Road yesterday.

The office reports that a woman driving in the northbound lane lost control of her car and crossed over into opposing traffic, striking the deceased's vehicle head-on.

The driver of the southbound car, 43-year-old Andrew Smucker, of Lancaster, and his passenger, 77-year-old Benuel Smucker, of Lancaster, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Both were wearing their seatbelts. Their autopsies will be scheduled for later this week.

The driver of the striking vehicle is in the hospital in critical condition, according to State Police.

Delta Road was reopened around 7 p.m. yesterday.

Previously: Police are currently at the scene of a deadly crash in York County.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, on Jan. 25 at 1:56 p.m., troopers from the York Station were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on Delta Road at the intersection of Bridgeton Road in Lower Chanceford Township. 

There was an entrapment associated with the crash, police said.

At the scene, the two people involved in the crash were pronounced dead. 

The investigation is currently ongoing and Delta Road at Bridgeton Road will be shut down for the time being. 

Troopers have asked drivers to avoid the area. 

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