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1 dead, 1 injured after car hits tree in Fairview Township

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Fairview Township on Sunday night.

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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.

One person was killed in a crash just before 9:30 p.m. in Fairview Township. The vehicle struck a tree in the area of Silver Lake Road and Emanuel Drive.

Dispatchers say the driver died at the scene and the condition of another passenger was unknown at this time.