CENTRE COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Derrick Hofmann, Prospect, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the teenage victim in a Sunday fatal vehicle collision in Centre County.

Hofmann, 17, was killed – and four other individuals were injured – in the single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Liberty Township.


According to reports, Hofmann was traveling in a vehicle on the 2100 block of Mercer-Butler Pike near Amsterdam Road in Grove City, when the vehicle exited the roadway and rolled over around 2:45 p.m. Sunday.

Hofmann, who was a rear passenger, was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The driver and another passenger were life-flighted to an area hospital in Ohio with life-threatening injuries.

Two other passengers were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Centre County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 153,990. Its county seat is Bellefonte. Centre County comprises the State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.