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Southwestern Regional Police Department
Wednesday February 12th, 2014 :: 08:33 p.m. EST


Fatal Vehicle Crash in North Codorus Twp. - Stoverstown & Bentz Rd

At 3:00 pm, on 02-12-14, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Stoverstown Rd. and Bentz Rd., North Codorus Twp. One of the three persons involved was killed in the crash. The two other occupants were taken to York Hospital.

A 2001 Ford Windstar van was eastbound on Stoverstown Rd. The vehicle was driven by Chad McWilliams, 42, of Red Lion. A 1997 Ford Explorer was northbound on Bentz Rd. The investigation indicates that this vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign in the northbound direction and collided with the Ford Windstar.

Driving the Ford Explorer was Brandon Krichten, 32, of Dover, and the front passenger was Ronald Smith, 31, of Spring Grove. Both occupants in this vehicle were ejected from the vehicle and were not wearing seatbelts. Krichten was killed instantly.

At this time, the injuries of the other two persons involved in the crash appear to be non-life threatening. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Ofr. Nik Johnson, at 717-225-1333 ext. 112.

Southwestern Regional Police Department
6115 Thoman Dr
Spring Grove, PA 17362

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-225-1333

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