Coroner: Driver likely had heart trouble before crash
A driver who crashed into a utility pole Tuesday morning on North George Street in York City likely died of a sudden cardiac event prior to the crash, according to the York County Coroner's Office.
Albert Richards, 68, of York Haven, was taken to York Hospital after the crash and was pronounced dead there at 10:25 a.m., according to a news release from the coroner's office.
No autopsy is planned, the release states.
For at least six hours after the 9:50 a.m. crash, southbound traffic was restricted to one lane on North George Street between Parkway Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue, as work crews replaced or shored up a utility pole damaged in the crash.
York City Police said no other vehicles were involved and no one else was hurt.
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