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Two people were killed in a crash in Newberry Township Wednesday night.

The York County Coroner's Office said in a news release Thursday, Nov. 8, that the two were killed in a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of Yocumtown Road Wednesday, Nov. 7.

The coroner's office identified the victims as 21-year-old Matthew Stahl, of Newberry Township, and 17-year-old Elijah Lehman, of Fairview Township. 

The crash was reported with entrapment shortly before 7:30 p.m., according to the release.

Newberry Township Police said in a news release that Elijah was driving a silver 2010 Ford Edge and Stahl was driving a white 2018 Lexus sedan. 

Elijah was driving eastbound at a high rate of speed and entered the westbound lane, striking Stahl's sedan, police said.

Stahl was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Stahl's passenger, a 21-year-old Etters-area woman, was taken to a local hospital and was last listed in stable condition, according to the release.

Elijah's vehicle caught fire on impact, and police said a bystander pulled him from the vehicle, police said. Elijah was taken to York Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Police were on the scene for seven hours investigating after the crash. The investigation is ongoing. 

 

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