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Pedestrian struck, killed along Route 222


Police say an Ephrata man was struck and killed by a vehicle along Route 222 in West Earl Township Thursday night. It happened around 8:20 p.m.  near the Route 772 interchange.

According to police reports, John O Rineer, Jr,  66, of Ephrata, was attempting to remove debris  from the roadway that had fallen from his trailer when he was hit by a vehicle driven by Jenny Dreesen, 60, of New Jersey.

Rineer was taken to Lancaster General Hospital where he later died.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the West Earl Township Police Department at 717-859-1411.




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