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PA Mom Breaks Every Bone In Face, Suffers Brain Injury After Deer Plunges Onto Car PA Mom Breaks Every Bone In Face, Suffers Brain Injury After Deer Plunges Onto Car
PA Mom Breaks Every Bone In Face, Suffers Brain Injury After Deer Plunges Onto Car April 23 was any other day for Natalie Sciotti. She was heading home from her administrative role in the Cumberland Valley School District, preparing to pick her 13-year-old daughter up for softball, then come home and make dinner for them and her 16-year-old son. But fate had other plans for 38-year-old Sciotti. She was approximately 300 yards from home on Boiling Springs Road, across from the Allenberry Playhouse, when a deer jumped from an embankment onto her vehicle, landing where the windshield meets the roof, according to her brother, Nick Sciotti. Sciotti's car, a 2022 Nissan …
PA Girl Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Strike While Riding Bike: Police PA Girl Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Strike While Riding Bike: Police
PA Girl Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Strike While Riding Bike: Police A mom driving her 4-year-old daughter struck a girl on a bicycle leaving her with "severe head injuries," the West Lampeter Township Police announced on Friday afternoon.  The young bicyclist was struck at the intersection of Wiker and Frances avenues around 6:40 p.m., the police detailed in the release.  The girl had been riding her bike without a helmet going north on Frances Avenue, investigators explained. When she crossed Wiker Avenue she collided with a 27-year-old mom's silver Nissan Rogue with her young daughter as a passenger.  The police noted, "There were no repor…
PA Dad Admits To Injuring 2-Month-Old Infant, Braking Bones, Police Say PA Dad Admits To Injuring 2-Month-Old Infant, Braking Bones, Police Say
PA Dad Admits To Injuring 2-Month-Old Infant, Braking Bones, Police Say A Mount Joy dad has "admitted to causing the injuries," to his 2-month-old infant daughter, police stated in a release on Wednesday, May 15 and in court documents subsequently obtained by Daily Voice.  Bryan Garcia-Almanza, 25 who recently moved to the 200 block of Cherry Lane in Marietta, was arrested and had his preliminary hearing and arraignment before Magisterial District Judge Michael Hess on Tuesday, May 14, according to court records.  Garcia-Almanza's infant daughter had previously been admitted to the Penn State Hershey Medical Center on February 9, 2024, the Susque…
Pair Ejected In Fatal Head-On Crash Along I-81: PA State Police Pair Ejected In Fatal Head-On Crash Along I-81: PA State Police
Pair Ejected In Fatal Head-On Crash Along I-81: PA State Police A 51-year-old woman has died a week after being ejected during a head-on crash along Interstate 81, Pennsylvania State Police and the Dauphin County Coroner confirmed to Daily Voice on Tuesday, April 9.  Sharon Michelle Bentler, originally of Berwick and most recently of Harrisburg (according to her social media and court records), passed away at Penn State Hershey Medical Center on Sunday due to multiple traumatic injuries she sustained in a crash on I-81 on April 3 Dauphin County press secretary Diane McNaughton told Daily Voice.  Her death was ruled accidental by the county co…
HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner
HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner A Harrisburg High School student has been identified by his family and the coroner as the juvenile shot dead on Friday. Torray "Umpie" Eden previous of East Pennsboro, Enola, was shot in the 1800 block of Market Street at 10:15 p.m., on Feb. 9 according to the Harrisburg Police and the Dauphin County Coroner's Office. Arriving officers found Umpie suffering from a single gunshot wound and took him to the local hospital, according to the police.  Umpie had suffered a gunshot to the chest and died at 11:11 p.m. at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dauphin County Officials told Daily Voice M…
Grandma Attempted To Save 7-Year-Old Girl, Dad From Lebanon/Dauphin County Line 3X Fatal Fire Grandma Attempted To Save 7-Year-Old Girl, Dad From Lebanon/Dauphin County Line 3X Fatal Fire
Grandma Attempted To Save 7-Year-Old Girl, Dad From Lebanon/Dauphin County Line 3X Fatal Fire Details are coming out about a tragic fire at the Lebanon/Dauphin county line that left a grandma, great-grandfather, and 7-year-old great-granddaughter dead and three more relatives in the hospital. The three victims of the fire are as follows according to the Dauphin County coroner's office: Paul "Pappy Gar" Garman, 87, North Londonderry Twp., Lebanon County resident. Cynthia "Cindy" Weatherholtz, 60, Swatara Twp., Dauphin County resident. Kristi Dougherty, 7, Swatara Twp., Dauphin County resident. The call to the fire at 16 Patton Road, Annville, North Londonde…
Dad Dies In Dauphin County Prison Dad Dies In Dauphin County Prison
Dad Dies In Dauphin County Prison A dad awaiting his preliminary hearing on newly-filed charges died in Dauphin County prison Thursday, Jan. 18, according to court records officials. Michael Howard Butler II had been in and out of prisons in four counties since 2009, according to his criminal record. Tragically, for those who loved him, this time in prison was his last.  A "medical emergency" was called in the A Block dayroom after Butler was "found unresponsive, lying on his back, in his bunk" at 9:38 p.m. on Wednesday. Staff began life-saving measures within a minute but they stopped at 10:22 p.m. and…
Mount Joy Felon Going 120 MPH Hits Wendy's Fleeing State Police Mount Joy Felon Going 120 MPH Hits Wendy's Fleeing State Police
Mount Joy Felon Going 120 MPH Hits Wendy's Fleeing State Police  A convicted felon fleeing from Pennsylvania State Police has been hospitalized after slamming into a Wendy's going 120 miles per hour, Trooper Megan Frazer explained in a release on Wednesday afternoon.  Steven Ray Custer, 26,  of Mount Joy, was riding a motorcycle on Fruitville Pike and Petersburg Road in Manheim Township at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 9, when PSP Lancaster Troopers attempted a traffic stop for "traffic violations," as stated in the release.  As Custer sped off at ever-increasing mph, troopers pursued him along Greystone Road, East Petersburg Township, accordin…
HS Junior Killed, Dad Of 4 Hospitalized In Head-On Crash: PA State Police HS Junior Killed, Dad Of 4 Hospitalized In Head-On Crash: PA State Police
HS Junior Killed, Dad Of 4 Hospitalized In Head-On Crash: PA State Police Multiple families have been affected by a deadly head-on crash at the Dauphin and Schuylkill counties lines. Ronald "RJ" Maichle, 17 of Gratz, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu east on Berry Road/PA Route 209 in Williams Township when he crossed over the center line and slammed into a 2021 Ford Escape, Pennsylvania State Police detailed in a release. His family and school later identified the driver as RJ.  The crash happened at 4:17 p.m. on Dec. 3, according to the police.  ***MCI on Route 209*** The Engine Company and Rescue Company recently cleared a motor vehicle accident on Rou…
Woman Charged After Crashing Into Firetruck On Harrisburg Pike Woman Charged After Crashing Into Firetruck On Harrisburg Pike
Woman Charged After Crashing Into Firetruck On Harrisburg Pike A woman has been cited in connection to a crash into a firetruck heading to a house fire on Thursday, according to a Pennsylvania State Police release on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Paula C. Maurer, 56, of Annville was driving her 2023 Subaru RX south on North Deodate Road and pulled forward at a green light at the intersection with East Harrisburg Pike/Route 230, according to the PA State police release.  She struck the Middletown Volunteer Fire Company truck that had lights and sirens on when it entered the intersection in Londonderry Township around 7 a.m. on Sept. 2…
PA Dad Admits To Killing 2-Month-Old Son: DA PA Dad Admits To Killing 2-Month-Old Son: DA
PA Dad Admits To Killing 2-Month-Old Son: DA A 25-year-old dad has pleaded guilty to killing his infant son, authorities say.  Daryl Carletto Brown underwent a mental evaluation in connection with the Oct. 14, 2020 death of his 2-month-old son, but ultimately on Aug. 21 a negotiated plea deal was approved, according to the court documents.  The boy’s mom had left her son with Daryl in their home in 100 block of West Jackson Street, documents show.  That's when Daryl violently bounced the baby on his leg because the child "wouldn't shut up," he told police, as stated in the affidavit.  The baby was taken to P…
New Oxford Woman Getting Mail Struck Dead In Broad Daylight: PA State Police New Oxford Woman Getting Mail Struck Dead In Broad Daylight: PA State Police
New Oxford Woman Getting Mail Struck Dead In Broad Daylight: PA State Police New details have been released by Pennsylvania State Police about a pedestrian being struck dead on Wednesday. Michael E. Zimmerman, 62, of Harrisburg, was driving a 2016 Chevrolet west on William Penn Highway near the intersection with Racehorse Drive in Union Township (Lebanon County) when he struck Jill C. Staub, 51, of New Oxford, the state police detailed in the release.  Before striking Jill, Michael hit a concrete barrier, continued west, but gradually entered the right lane, according to the updated release. He continued on the grassy right shoulder, into a row of mai…
Teen Dies In Airborne Crash Into Utility Pole, Tree, Pennsylvania State Police Say Teen Dies In Airborne Crash Into Utility Pole, Tree, Pennsylvania State Police Say
Teen Dies In Airborne Crash Into Utility Pole, Tree, Pennsylvania State Police Say A 17-year-old boy was killed in a three-vehicle airborne crash in Williamstown on Thursday, January 12, 2023, Pennsylvania state police in Lykens announced that evening.  Kenneth Long, 74, of Williamstown, was taking a left turn in his 2012 Chevrolet Silverado onto Railroad Street when the unnamed Tower City teen driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt entered the intersection and struck Long in the "11 o'clock position," in the southbound lane of State Route 209 just after 7:30 a.m., according to the release.  The Colbalt was "projected through a utility pole and into a tree" before falling back t…
Amish Family Hospitalized, Horse Killed Following Horse-Buggy Crash: Pennsylvania State Police Amish Family Hospitalized, Horse Killed Following Horse-Buggy Crash: Pennsylvania State Police
Amish Family Hospitalized, Horse Killed Following Horse-Buggy Crash: Pennsylvania State Police An Amish woman was airlifted with "serious head injuries," two other family members have been hospitalized, and a horse has been killed following a serious crash involving a horse-and-buggy in central Pennsylvania on Sunday, Dec. 4, Pennsylvania state police say. 31-year-old Stephanie M. Horne of Newville, rear-ended the buggy with her 2002 Honda Civic on Centerville Road in West Pennsboro Township around 8:15 a.m., according to state police.  While cresting a hill the Civic slammed into the buggy—propelling it into a grassy field on the right side of the road, then the buggy coll…
2-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Dad Choked Her Over Dog's Water Bowl: PA State Police 2-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Dad Choked Her Over Dog's Water Bowl: PA State Police
2-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Dad Choked Her Over Dog's Water Bowl: PA State Police A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized following an assault by her father, Pennsylvania state police say.  33-year-old David Christopher Thomas of Wiconisco has been charged in connection with the assault witnessed by his other older children, according to court documents.  The investigation into the potential abuse was launched after the girl's mother saw bruising on her neck when picking her up from Thomas's home on Nov. 5 after the child had been with her father since Halloween. The 5 and 9-year-old siblings later told the police he used his thumbs to press on her neck two ti…
Man Helping Hurt Dog On Highway Hit By Drunk Driver: Pennsylvania State Police Man Helping Hurt Dog On Highway Hit By Drunk Driver: Pennsylvania State Police
Man Helping Hurt Dog On Highway Hit By Drunk Driver: Pennsylvania State Police A Harrisburg man was hit by a drunk driver while helping an injured dog, according to a release by Pennsylvania state police.  The 58-year-old Harrisburg man was driving on US 522S in Oliver Township when he struck a dog, pulled over, and got out to check if it was ok, state police explain in the release.  While removing the dog from the roadway he was hit by a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Jamie Lynn Ross of Bellefonte, according to the release.  The injured man was airlifted to Penn State Hershey Medical Center with suspected serious injuries, police say.  Ross remai…
Details Released After Child Killed, 1 Airlifted, 2 Hurt Following Car Crash Into PA Home Details Released After Child Killed, 1 Airlifted, 2 Hurt Following Car Crash Into PA Home
Details Released After Child Killed, 1 Airlifted, 2 Hurt Following Car Crash Into PA Home A 14-year-old boy has died, another boy— also 14— was seriously hurt and airlifted from the scene, and two 16-year-old girls were injured in a crash into a central Pennsylvania home, authorities say.  The four juveniles were in a 1999 Jeep Cherokee going south when they failed to navigate a left curve in the road and lost control of the vehicle— slamming into a fence— overturning— hitting a corner of a home and crash landing in the front yard in the 7600 block of Renninger Road in Peters Township around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, Pennsylvania state police say.  The drive…
Child Killed, Another Child Airlifted Following Car Crash In Home In Central PA (DEVELOPING) Child Killed, Another Child Airlifted Following Car Crash In Home In Central PA (DEVELOPING)
Child Killed, Another Child Airlifted Following Car Crash In Home In Central PA (Developing) A child has died and a second child has been seriously hurt following a crash into a central Pennsylvania home, authorities say.  The two children were passengers in a vehicle that crashed into a home in the 7600 block of Renninger Road in Peters Township around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, WGAL News 8 reports citing state police in Franklin County.  One child died at the scene and a second child was taken by a helicopter to Penn State Hershey Medical Center, police say.  State police are investigating this deadly crash.  Additional information about the crash …
Mom Dies On The Way To The Hospital Following Central PA Car Crash: State Police Mom Dies On The Way To The Hospital Following Central PA Car Crash: State Police
Mom Dies On The Way To The Hospital Following Central PA Car Crash: State Police A 37-year-old mother who died en route to the hospital following a central Pennsylvania crash was identified by state police in a release on Tuesday, July 12.  Jennifer L. Ludwig of Myerstown was seriously hurt in a crash after the driver of the car she was in, Roger L. Barlow, 33, of East Earl, blew through a stop sign at the Greble Road and South Pine Grove Street intersection in Bethel Township for an unknown reason at 1:08 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, according to the Pennsylvania state police release.  Barlow had been heading east on Greble Road in a 2016 C-Max Ford when he crashed into…
Beloved Granddad, 54, Killed In Motorcycle Crash: PA State Police Beloved Granddad, 54, Killed In Motorcycle Crash: PA State Police
Beloved Granddad, 54, Killed In Motorcycle Crash: PA State Police A central Pennsylvania grandfather died in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Wednesday, June 1, according to a release by Pennsylvania state police. Joseph W. Kunder, 54, was driving a 2006 Honda motorcycle southbound on State Route 501/South College Road when a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Doreen A. Tice, 47, began making a westbound turn onto King Street from the northbound lane of SR501—striking Kunder around 6:46 a.m., police say. Both drivers were from Myerstown and both were injured, according to the release. Tice— who was not wearing a seatbelt— suffered a “suspected…
FedEx Truck Hits 18-Year-Old Girl, Rolls Over In Deadly I-81 Crash: PA State Police FedEx Truck Hits 18-Year-Old Girl, Rolls Over In Deadly I-81 Crash: PA State Police
FedEx Truck Hits 18-Year-Old Girl, Rolls Over In Deadly I-81 Crash: PA State Police An accident involving a FedEx truck driver and an 18-year-old girl has left one person dead, Pennsylvania state police say. The FedEx truck hit the 18-year-old’s vehicle along Interstate 81 at mile marker 88.6 in Union Township around 12:16 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, according to a release by state police. The unnamed 50-year-old trucker had left his lane prior to hitting the teenager’s vehicle— he then continued to cross the highway and rolled over— he was trapped and despite EMS rescue efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene, the release shows. The man was hauling tandem trailers w…
NY Trio Led Police On Two Pursuits After PA Pharmacists Refused To Fill Fake Prescription NY Trio Led Police On Two Pursuits After PA Pharmacists Refused To Fill Fake Prescription
NY Trio Led Police On Two Pursuits After PA Pharmacists Refused To Fill Fake Prescription Three men from New York sent police on a chase in Pennsylvania after they failed to fill a fraudulent prescription, police say. Northwest Regional police received a report of someone trying to fill a fake prescription at Sloan's Norlanco Pharmacy in Mount Joy Township around 7 p.m. Friday, Apr. 1— and it wasn’t an April Fool’s Day prank, as the script was filed several days prior, according to the department’s release. Officers Kris Hart and Dan Gordon responded to the call, approaching the building as one of the suspects were exiting the store. Outside the store, the other two suspects w…
Pennsylvania Pediatric Surgeon Who Gave His Name To Lifesaving Test Dies Of Cancer (Tribute) Pennsylvania Pediatric Surgeon Who Gave His Name To Lifesaving Test Dies Of Cancer (Tribute)
Pennsylvania Pediatric Surgeon Who Gave His Name To Lifesaving Test Dies Of Cancer (Tribute) A man who helped seemingly countless children through some of the worst illnesses imaginable-- has died due to an illness. Dr. Robert Edward Cilley, 67, of Hershey, died on Jan. 30, 2022, according to his obituary. He had been battling pancreatic cancer since Dec. 2020, according to multiple social media posts and his obituary. Dr.  Cilley was the medical director of the Pediatric Trauma Program and chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center for more than 20 years, according to the hospital. A hero to many — we are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr…
Female Fisherman Dies After Boat Capsizes In Susquehanna River Female Fisherman Dies After Boat Capsizes In Susquehanna River
Female Fisherman Dies After Boat Capsizes In Susquehanna River A female fisherman died after the boat she was on capsized in the Susquehanna River Friday night, authorities said. The boat's occupants, all from Duncannon, were fishing near the York Haven Hydro Station when the vessel capsized near 111 Collins Road in Conoy Township just after 8:50 p.m., Susquehanna Regional Police Department said. The occupants were ejected and rescued by the Bainbridge Fire Department, who transported to them Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment.  Christina Elaine King was identified as one of the occupants and later pronounced deceased. …
Pa Domestic Violence Activist Shoots Neighbor, Police Say Pa Domestic Violence Activist Shoots Neighbor, Police Say
Pa Domestic Violence Activist Shoots Neighbor, Police Say A woman known for speaking out about domestic abuse and volunteering with the United Way, has been charged in connection with the shooting of her neighbor, according to police. Abba Alexis-Isis Copes, 35, previously of Carlisle currently of Elizabethtown, is accused of shooting, striking and seriously injuring her neighbor on Sunday, according to Elizabethtown Borough police. Copes and her husband were inside their apartment in the 200 block of North Market Street when they heard unusual noises outside of their window at 2:21 p.m., according to an affidavit of probable cause obtained by La…