On Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6:07 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the 100 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found that Mary M. Cooper, 62, of Denver, was struck by an eastbound minivan, driven by James D. Abshire, 91, of Akron. Cooper was transported to Lancaster General Hospital with significant injuries and died from her injuries on December 15, 2018. Preliminary investigation showed that the pedestrian was crossing the roadway at a location not in a marked crosswalk. The crash is still under investigation and anybody who witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer Mathews at 717-738-9200 x254.