4 killed in farm tractor crash in York County

Four people died in a farm tractor crash in York County, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The crash happened just after 11 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Furnace Road in Lower Sansford Township. The farm tractor was pulling a flatbed, open utility trailer, state police said. Troopers said a woman and 11 juveniles were traveling in the trailer. The tractor left the road and hit an embankment causing the tractor to overturn. All 12 passengers were thrown from the trailer. The woman and three juveniles were killed, state police said. Other juvenile passengers were taken by helicopter or ambulance to local hospitals. The extent of their injuries is unknown.”It’s very sad, very sad, especially any time lives are lost, but especially when children are involved,” said Lt. Adam Reed. Furnace Road is closed between Indian Steps Road and Lower River Road. .

Four people died in a farm tractor crash in York County, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The crash happened just after 11 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Furnace Road in Lower Sansford Township.

According to state police, the farm tractor was pulling a flatbed, open utility trailer.

A woman and 11 juveniles were traveling in the trailer when the plow left the road and went over an embankment, causing the plow to overturn and crash, troopers said. All 12 riders were thrown from the trailer.

The woman and three minors were killed, state police said.

Other minor passengers were taken by helicopter or ambulance to local hospitals. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

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“It’s very sad, very tragic, especially any time lives are lost, but especially when children are involved,” said Lt. Adam Reed.

Furnace Road is closed between Indian Steps Road and Lower River Road.

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