Fourth person dies following wreck that claimed life of toddler and teen

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

Another passenger has died in the hospital following a single-vehicle crash that killed three other York City residents, including a teen and a toddler, the county coroner said.

Christopher Heflin, 37; Devin Ditzler, 17; and Kayden Ditzler, 3, all of York City, were killed immediately in the crash, which was reported at 12:21 p.m. June 22.

The 2011 Jeep that Heflin was driving left the roadway on Pine Run Road in Hamilton Township, Adams County, and struck a tree, a report from the Pennsylvania State Police said. The vehicle then came to rest in a cow pasture.

The coroner's office reported that Vincent Martin, 32, of Volusia County, Florida, who was thought to be a passenger in the back seat of the Jeep, died at 4:24 p.m. Thursday as a result of his injuries at WellSpan York Hospital. No autopsy will be conducted.

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Two other passengers were transported to WellSpan York Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. They are April Ditzler, 37, of York City and a 17-year-old passenger whose name has not been released. There is no new work on their condition.

State police said the Jeep was traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the road.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

— Reach Anthony Maenza at amaenza@yorkdispatch.com or @atmaenza on Twitter. 

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