Fatal Vehicle Crash
On June 9, 2019, the 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 has been identified as Rodney Kring, 53 years of age from Bowmansville, PA. The 29 year old female passenger is identified as Elise Schmidt, 29 years of age from Akron, PA. Both the driver and passenger succumbed to their injuries.