Vehicle Accident/DUI Arrest

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On 5/22/19 at 1939 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run vehicle accident in the 100 Block of Martindale Rd in Ephrata Township. Witnesses reported seeing a white truck strike a utility pole and mailbox and flee the scene. Witnesses reported the male driver stopped the truck about a mile away in a church parking lot. Police found Travis Aungst, 36, of Narvon, walking away from the disabled truck, through a cemetery. The investigation revealed Aungst’s vehicle was severely damaged in the crash but he managed to drive to the parking lot where he attempted to flee on foot. Aungst was taken into custody for a DUI investigation that revealed his BAC was .175% at the time. Aungst was released and will receive DUI and other traffic charges via a summons.     

Date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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