Police: Hanover man dies in Adams County crash

Rebecca Klar
York Dispatch
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A Hanover man died after suffering a medical event before his pickup crashed into a construction site in Adams County on Thursday, Jan. 10, according to Pennsylvania State Police. 

Police identified the man as Eddie Green, 62.

Green was not wearing a seat belt, and the vehicle was not equipped with air bags, according to police. 

Green was driving west on West King Street in Abbottstown when his blue 1983 GMC 2500 pickup truck crashed around 10 a.m., according to police.

An investigation found Green suffered a medical event before his vehicle hit traffic cones in an active construction zone, according to police.

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The pickup traveled into the oncoming lane and off the side of the road, striking some mail boxes and a concrete step, according to the police report. 

The truck continued and struck a dirt embankment and stone wall; it traveled through a front yard and along the stone wall before coming to rest partially on the road, according to police. 

United Hook and Ladder Fire Department, Hampton Fire Police and East Berlin EMS assisted at the scene.