Red Lion man dies in York Township crash

YORK COUNTY — UPDATE (December 7): A Red Lion man has been identified as the deceased in a York Township crash.

According to York Area Regional Police, Casper Shotanus, of the 300 block of Broadway Ave. in Red Lion, was pronounced dead at the scene.

On December 6 at approximately 6:50 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of the 400 block of South Duke St. in York Township for a reported crash with injuries.

Upon arrival, police found Schotanus partially ejected from the vehicle.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Schotanus was traveling southbound on South Duke St. and failed to negotiate a curve, causing his vehicle to exit the roadway.

The crash is still under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact police.

PREVIOUSLY: A man died Thursday evening as a result of a single-vehicle crash in York Township, according to the York County Coroner’s Office.

The crash occurred in the 400 block of South Duke Street just before 6:50 p.m. when the driver reportedly lost control of his vehicle, went down an embankment and rolled over, the coroner’s office said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene around 7:35 p.m.

The coroner’s office notes that the man’s next of kin has been notified. His identity will be released Friday, pending additional family notification.

This is a developing story. It will be updated when more information becomes available. 

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