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Police: Speed a likely factor in deadly Fairview Township crash


Speed may have been a factor in a deadly crash that claimed the life of a  York County man on Sunday night. Police say Eric Shafer, of Dover,  was behind the wheel when his car went off the road and into a tree along Silver Lake Road in Fairview Township shortly before 9:30 p.m.

Shafer was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger was taken to Hershey Medical Center for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing–however police believe speed was a contributing factor in the crash.


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