Death Investigation



On October 17, 2022, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 600 block of Mount Airy Road, West Cocalico Township, for a person run over by a bulldozer. Police and emergency crews arrived and determined one man was killed after being struck by the bulldozer. Police learned that two men were cutting trees in a nearby ravine when the bulldozer rolled down the hill, crushing and killing one of the men. The incident is under investigation. Ephrata Police was assisted at the scene by the Lancaster County Coroner's Office, Ephrata Ambulance, Schoeneck Fire Department, and Denver Fire Department.

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

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