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On Friday April 21, 2017 at approximately 4:40 pm. Ephrata Police Responded to a traumatic injury report on Misty Lane, in Ephrata Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that Brendan Holbritter, 17, of Ephrata was seated on the back of a friend's car while the car was in motion. "This does...

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On 4/24/17 at 1400 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the RT 222 northbound bridge over RT 322 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by James Angelo, age 67, of Wyomissing, accelerated and drove into the back of a petroleum tank truck, causing both vehicles to lose control and...
On Thursday, April 20th, the Ephrata Police Department conducted traffic enforcement in Adamstown Borough. Police conducted speed enforcement in the 200 block of Adamstown Rd. between 2:00-4:00pm and cited 12 drivers with speeding violations ranging from 41-50mph in a posted 25mph speed zone...

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On Wed. April 12, 2017 at 5:33pm Ephrata Police responded to a three vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles. A Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Donald Sweigart, 78, of Akron rear ended a Honda motorcycle ridden by Dustin Raysor, 30, of Leola, which then collided with a Honda...

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Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident at approximately 9:50am involving an armored truck. An armored truck from Garda company (Berks Co.) was traveling south on N. Reading Road when just before the intersection with Bowmansville Road the truck driver reported he had to brake suddenly...

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Ephrata Police responded to a roll over vehicle crash in the 300 block of Meadow Valley Road just west of the Royer Road intersection. Police arrived to find a semi-conscious male laying on the roadway outside his overturned small Chevrolet SUV with a dog nearby. Ephrata Police were able to...

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On 4/7/17 at 1631hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a report of a vehicle accident with blocking, involving two vehicles on Rettew Mill Rd. at Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Nancy Bouder, of Akron, pulled from a STOP sign striking another vehicle on Rettew Mill Rd. No one...

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On 4/7/17 at 1429hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving one vehicle on E. Burkholder Dr. in Ephrata Township, where the vehicle lost control and struck a utility pole. The driver stated he thought there was a spider on his lap and panicked and lost control of the vehicle. The driver...

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On 4/7/17 at 0736hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on N. Reading Rd. at Schoeneck Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Brenda Jordan of Ephrata, proceeded west through a red traffic signal and into the path of a southbound vehicle on N. Reading Rd. Jordan was taken to a...

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On 4/4/17 at 1245 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 322 westbound at RT 222 in Ephrata Township. A west bound utility truck driven by Chris Rapp, age 40, of Wrightsville, struck the back of a funeral hearse slowing for traffic in front of it. The driver was the only occupant...

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