Fatal Vehicle Crash
On June 9, 2019, he East Cocalico Township Police Department investigated a fatal vehicle crash, which occurred in the first block of East Swartzville Road (Rt. 897), East Cocalico Township.
This crash involved a single vehicle, where the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The vehicle collided with a fence and large tree. The 53 year old male driver and the 29 year old female passenger succumbed to their injuries. They were pronounced deceased by members of the Lancaster County Coroner's Office.
Speed is believed to be a factor in this crash. The roadway was closed for several hours during the investigation. The names of the victims have not been released, pending notification of next of kin.
Assisting on the scene were the Adamstown Fire Department, Denver Fire Department Rescue and Reamstown Ambulance.