Fatal Vehicle Accident



On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township.  A northbound vehicle, driven by an 18-year-old Ephrata man, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and overturned as it entered the creek bed of Coover Run.  Police arrived and found the driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, deceased.  The name of the deceased is being withheld pending the notification of family.  Ephrata Police were assisted at the scene by Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, Lincoln Fire Company, the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office and local fire police.

Sunday, January 20, 2019