Police identify two victims in single-vehicle crash in Lancaster County
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE (June 12): Police have identified the two people killed in a single-vehicle crash on Sunday night.
Elise Schmidt, 29, of Akron, and Rodney Kring, 53, of Bowmansville, both died as a result of the crash.
PREVIOUSLY: Two people are dead after a single-vehicle crash.
According to emergency dispatch, the crash occurred around 11:45 p.m. on June 9 in the first block of East Swartzville Road in East Cocalico Township.
Police say that the driver of the crashing vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and collided with a fence and large tree.
A 53-year-old man and 29-year-old woman both died as a result of their injuries from the crash. Their identities will be released pending notification of next of kin.
Police say that speed is believed to be a factor in the crash, and the roadway was closed for several hours during the investigation.