Three Yorkers, including teen and toddler, killed in Adams County wreck

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

Three York City residents, including a teen and a toddler, died Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash that left three others seriously injured.

Christopher Heflin, 37; Devin Ditzler, 17; and Kayden Ditzler, 3, all of York City, were killed after 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.

Three other passengers were transported to WellSpan York Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. They included April Ditzler, 37, of York City; Vincent Martin, 32, of Gettysburg; and a 17-year-old passenger whose name has not been released.

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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.

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