Airville man killed in crash on Route 74

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One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash along Route 74 (Delta Road) in Chanceford Township Friday night. State police say Leroy C. Hodge, 23, of Airville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police reports, the crash happened in the southbound lanes of Route 74 as Hodge was attempting to pass another vehicle at a high rate of speed.

Hodge lost control of  his car, went off the road, and hit a utility pole and tree before slamming into a house.

State troopers say Hodge was ejected as his car rolled several times.

The front end of the vehicle completely separated from the car during the crash, police said.


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