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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred around 3:00pm on 11-21-17 in the 100 block of South Reading Road (PA. 272) near the Blue Ridge Cable TV Office and Royer's Flower Shop. Ephrata Police received information from a female driver from Akron, PA who reported she was...

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Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a car which lost control, overturned and struck the porch of a home in the 500 block of North State Street in Ephrata Borough at approximately 3:09 AM on Saturday morning. The vehicle was driven by James P. Faish, of Ephrata. He suffered...

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On 11/4/17 at 1856 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on the ramps between RT 272 south and RT 322 east. A vehicle driven by Jeremy Getz, age 47, of Ephrata, crossed the double yellow center line and struck an oncoming vehicle. No one was injured in the...

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On 11/4/17 at 0050 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident on N. Ridge Rd. at Resh Rd. in West Cocalico Township. David Hoffman, age 60, of Lebanon, stated he swerved to miss a deer and lost control of his vehicle. Hoffman’s vehicle left the roadway on a turn and struck and sheared...

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On 10/31/17 at 0400 hrs. Ephrata Police were called to a residence in the first block of Strickler Rd. in West Cocalico Township for a heroin overdose. It was discovered several subjects had fled into the surrounding wooded area before police arrived. Police located the subjects and two were taken...
On 10/11/17 at 2336 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. Police were contacted by a tow company reporting they were hired to tow a wrecked vehicle from a field. The investigation revealed Lester Campos-Aguirre of Ephrata...

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Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa store located at 620 S Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough on Oct. 2nd, 2017 at 1:30pm for a report of a suspected DUI crash. A vehicle driven by Cynthia D. Arteaga, 53, of Akron drove over a curb, into a pole protecting a gas pump, backed up and struck another...

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Ephrata Police responded Monday 09-25-17 around 1250pm to a two vehicle accident involving a Ford Windstar van and a Honda CRV vehicles at the intersection of the Walmart Entrance in the 800 Block of East Main St, Ephrata Township. Police determined the Honda driven by George A Welsh of Coatesville...

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On Friday, Sept. 8, at 6:50 AM, Ephrata police responded to a report of a hit and run crash involving a vehicle which struck a rock wall and barn earlier that morning. Police were informed that a witness observed at pickup truck being loaded onto a tow truck at around 2:00am that morning but did...

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On 8/31/17 at 2309 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a horse, in the 200 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. A Reamstown man was driving a pickup truck south on Hahnstown Rd. and struck the horse as it stood in the south bound lane. The man was not injured. The...

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