Ephrata Police responded around 1130hrs on 01-24-19 to the intersection of West Main St and Fulton Street for a truck pulling a trailer which lost it's load as it negotiated a bend in the roadway.
Robert Hiltebeitel M/66 of Elverson, Pa was driving east bound on US 322 (E. Main St) when as he negotiated a bend in the roadway near Fulton Street the load of fence logs shifted and fell to the roadway. The large load of logs scattered across the roadway upon onto the sidewalk and into a front yard causing damage to a fence. The load also knocked over a street sign. The roadway was partially shut down as Ephrata Borough public work crew assisted with removing the logs from the roadway. Hitebeitel will be sent traffic citations for failure to secure the load. No injuries were reported and Ephrata Police were assisted on scene by Ephrata Fire Police.