Coroner ID's passenger killed in Dover Twp. wreck

Staff report

A passenger was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in Dover Township, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.


The crash happened at about 9:15 p.m. in the area of Harmony Grove Road and Sky Top Trail when the driver apparently ran off the road, struck a telephone pole and then ran down an embankment into nearby woods, the coroner’s office stated in a report.

Lorne Dean Sheaffer, 54, of Willow Tree Lane in Dover, died at the scene, according to the coroner's report. The driver, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital, according to the coroner's office.

Northern York County Regional Police are investigating.