Update: Police release names in fatal weekend crash on Route 30

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Police in Lancaster County release names in a fatal weekend crash on Route that involved a car, an SUV and a pair of motorcycles.  It happened at about 2:12 am on Route 30 westbound at the Malleable Road overpass in West Hempfield Township.

Stephen M. Elicker, 29, of Thomasville, York County, who was driving a Honda motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. Jarod D. Counts, 26, of Seven Valleys, was driving another Honda motorcycle. He is hospitalized at Lancaster General Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Joel A. Newcomer, 31, of Dover was the driver of a Hyundai Elantra sedan. He is being treated at York Hospital. Police say tThe driver of a Nissan Murano, Hung D. Tran, 52, of York was not injured.

West Hempfield Township Police say their investigation into the crash continues.

Friends of Elicker have set up a fund to help the family pay for his funeral, and for the ongoing costs associated with his son, who has special needs. If you’d like to help his family, click here.


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