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Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
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A 49-year-old Shrewsbury man died Tuesday morning when his car hit a tractor-trailer in Springettsbury Township, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.

Scott Allen Smith, of Brook Meadow Circle, was found dead in his vehicle and may have experienced a medical issue prior to the crash, which happened about 4:30 a.m., according to the coroner's office. 

His vehicle reportedly ran a red light in the area of Loucks Mill Road and Route 30 and crashed into the tractor-trailer, the coroner’s office said in a news release.

Smith died of blunt-force head trauma. He was not wearing a seat belt, officials said.  

The crash scene was cleared about 7:45 a.m., and Route 30 was reopened, officials said.

There will be no autopsy.

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