PEQUEA TOWNSHIP – Police in Lancaster County are investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 4:50 p.m. yesterday in the 3500 block of Route 272 in Pequea Township. Police say a southbound Toyota Highlander driven by a 40-year-old from Lebanon had pulled over onto the shoulder. After the vehicle came to a stop, a southbound Chevy HHR driven by a 62-year-old Holtwood man struck the rear of the Highlander. The Highlander contained the driver and three passengers. An 11-year-old boy was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the HHR was transported to the hospital where he later died. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Chief John Michener at the Pequea Township Police at 717-945-7546.

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