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Coroner: York City man dies three weeks after crash

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
LOGO medic

Joseph Sanchez, a 26-year-old man from York City, died Wednesday, three weeks after being involved in a two-vehicle crash, the York County Coroner's office announced Thursday.

Sanchez, of the 900 block of East Market Street, had  been riding his 2015 Suzuki motorcycle around 6:45 p.m. Oct. 7 in the vicinity of West Princess Street and Grantley Street when the driver of a 2009 Nissan Maxima turned in front of him, resulting in the crash, the coroner's office said.

Sanchez, who was not wearing a helmet, was seriously injured and was taken to York Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries at 9:22 a.m. Wednesday, according to the coroner's office.

An autopsy was performed Thursday morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital, and the cause of death was determined to be complications of blunt force trauma to the head, with the manner accidental, the office reported.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.