Teen dies after crash in York County
A teenager who crashed her car Friday night died at the hospital yesterday. Ashlyn Stambaugh, 17, crashed on Pigeon Hill Road near Five Points Road in Jackson Township Friday night around 8:18pm. Responders found her 2002 Mazda Protege down a small embankment. Stambaugh was confined inside the vehicle. She was extricated from the vehicle by fire personnel and transported by helicopter to York Hospital.
Police say Stambaugh’s vehicle was traveling eastbound on Pigeon Hill Road west of Five Points Road. The vehicle failed to negotiate a left hand curve and traveled onto the berm. The vehicle re-entered the roadway and began to spin out of control. The vehicle left the roadway and collided with a utility pole on the driver’s door. Stambaugh was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The investigation into this incident continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717-292-3647 or use the crime tip reporting portion of this website.