4 dead in farm tractor crash in York County

Four people are dead after a farm tractor crash in York County, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The crash happened shortly after 11 am Friday in the 1100 block of Furnace Road in Lower Chanceford Township. The farm tractor was pulling a flatbed, open Utility trailer, according to state police. Troopers said a woman and 11 juveniles were riding in the trailer when the tractor left the road and went over an embankment, causing the tractor to roll over. All 12 of the Riders 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 somber, very tragic, especially Anytime lives are lost, but especially when children are involved as well,” Lt. Adam Reed said. Furnace Road is closed between Indian Steps Road and Lower River Road.

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Four people are dead after a farm tractor crash in York County, according to the Pennsylvania State Police.

The crash happened shortly after 11 am Friday in the 1100 block of Furnace Road in Lower Chanceford Township.

The farm tractor was pulling a flatbed, open utility trailer, according to state police.

Troopers said a woman and 11 juveniles were riding in the trailer when the tractor left the road and went over an embankment, causing the tractor to roll over. All 12 of the Riders 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 somber, very tragic, especially Anytime lives are lost, but especially when children are involved as well,” Lt. Adam Reed said.

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

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