Accident Involving Hawk

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Ephrata Police responded to the 3000 block of Rothsville Road around 6:20pm 3-27-18 for report of a motorist who struck a large Hawk.

Ephrata motorist, Amy Mellinger reported she was driving east in the 3000 Block of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township when an Hawk swooped down into the path of her Chevrolet Equinox where it collided with Mellinger's vehicle.     Mellinger discovered the hawk did not deflect off her vehicle but rather became lodged in the front grill of her vehicle.  Mellinger pulled into a nearby parking lot where she found the hawk stuck in the front grill of her vehicle.   Mellinger called police to report the crash but upon arrival of police the hawk, apparently aware of police arrival, dis-lodged itself and flew off apparently uninjured.  

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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