Fatal Accident Update
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 Jaden Lee Truskey, 18, of Ephrata, 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 Truskey, the sole occupant of the vehicle, deceased. 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.