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Coroner: Elderly man dies after crash

Sean Philip Cotter
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A 73-year-old Heidelberg Township man died Tuesday several hours after he was involved in a York Township car crash, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

Burkey McKinney, of the 6000 block of Cannery Road, died at 3:55 p.m. in the trauma bay of York Hospital's intensive care unit after the car in which he was a backseat passenger was hit by another vehicle at 5:50 that morning, the coroner's office said.

The driver of the car McKinney was riding in had been waiting at a stop sign on Monument Road before pulling onto Grantley Road into oncoming traffic, according to the coroner's office. A car crashed into the car he was riding in, the coroner's office said.

McKinney was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the coroner's office.

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The coroner's office ruled he died of multiple blunt-force trauma in an accidental manner; no autopsy has been planned. His family has been notified.

York Area Regional Police continue to investigate. Anybody with information can call the department at 741-1259.

— Reach Sean Cotter atscotter@yorkdispatch.com.