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Sprint Car Racer Killed In Motorcycle Crash: York Coroner Sprint Car Racer Killed In Motorcycle Crash: York Coroner
Sprint Car Racer Killed In Motorcycle Crash: York Coroner A 19-year-old sprint car racer has died in a crash — off of the speedway, officials announced on Monday, July 15.  Riley Emig of the 300 block of Protectory Road, Abbottstown, has died following a motorcycle crash into a pick-up truck towing a trailer, according to a release by the York County Coroner's Office. Riley was "traveling at a high rate of speed when he struck an F150 pick-up truck that had been pulling a trailer," as stated in the coroner's release. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.  The crash happened when the Ford F-150 turned from Beaver Cr…
GoFundMe Launches For Family Man Killed In York County Mobile Home Fire GoFundMe Launches For Family Man Killed In York County Mobile Home Fire
GoFundMe Launches For Family Man Killed In York County Mobile Home Fire Exactly 28 minutes after a mobile home fire was reported, firefighters found an unconscious man and soon a call for a coroner was made on Thursday morning, according to York County Department of Emergency Services dispatchers and police. The man has been identified as a 54-year-old grandfather, Tracy "Duke" Emig, according to a release by the Northern York County Regional Police Department.  The fire was at the Meadow Run Mobile Home Park, as shown on Google Maps, and it was called into dispatch at 5:10 a.m., YCDES logs show. Firefighters arrived at the home on fire in the 5100 block …
Central PA Lotto Player Pays $2, Becomes Millionaire Central PA Lotto Player Pays $2, Becomes Millionaire
Central PA Lotto Player Pays $2, Becomes Millionaire A Pennsylvania Lottery player stopped by a York County gas station and won $1 million playing the Powerball, according to state gaming officials. The lucky player earned the seven-figure prize by matching all five white balls pulled in the Wednesday, July 3 drawing, said lotto reps.  The vendor, Royal Farms at 933 Broad Street in Delta, will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.  It's the second winning Pennsylvania Lottery ticket sold so far in July, after a Cash 5 with Quick Cash player won $400,000 at a Dauphin County Giant. Players have up to one y…
Here's Where You Can See Fireworks For Independence Day In Central PA Here's Where You Can See Fireworks For Independence Day In Central PA
Here's Where You Can See Fireworks For Independence Day In Central PA Independence Day is coming and so are fireworks!  Here's our guide to where you can view the fireworks across South Central Pennsylvania: Adams County Carrol Valley Borough  Near Carroll Commons on 5685 Fairfield Road. Thursday, July 4 begins at 6:30 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. A Gettysburg Fourth!  Gettysburg Area Recreational Park. Thursday, July 4 begins at 5 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. Cumberland County Stars Burst Over Carlisle Carlisle Fairgrounds. Wednesday, July 3 begins at 7 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Newville Lions Club Community Fair  …
Woman ID'd After Drowning At State Park In PA: Coroner Woman ID'd After Drowning At State Park In PA: Coroner
Woman ID'd After Drowning At State Park In PA: Coroner A 31-year-old woman who drowned while swimming at a state park has been identified, the York County Coroner announced on Thursday, June 27.  Brittney Hoffman of the 700 block of Madison Avenue, York City, was found unresponsive in the Quaker Race Day Use swimming area of Gifford Pinchot State Park on Tuesday night, as explained by Chief Coroner Pam Gay. "Life-saving measures were implemented, but the female never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead at 5:55 p.m. This incident appears to be a probable drowning," Gay wrote in the release. Chief Deputy Coroner Tania Zech r…
HOMICIDE: Man Dies 38 Years After Baseball Bat Beating, York County Coroner HOMICIDE: Man Dies 38 Years After Baseball Bat Beating, York County Coroner
Homicide: Man Dies 38 Years After Baseball Bat Beating, York County Coroner A 26-year-old man was beaten with a baseball beat and left with life-altering injuries— 38 years later he died and the York County Coroner has ruled his death a homicide according to a release on Tuesday, June 12.  Craig "PeeWee" Tschudy, was 64 when he died from "Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury" at Inners Creek Nursing Home in Dallastown at 11:25 a.m. on June 5, 2024, as detailed in the coroner's release.  Although his death comes nearly four decades after an assault left him with the TBI and other injuries that left him wheelchair-bound, his "this is ruled a homicide in [the…
23-Year-Old PA Man ID'd After Fatal Crash Into Tree: Coroner 23-Year-Old PA Man ID'd After Fatal Crash Into Tree: Coroner
23-Year-Old PA Man ID'd After Fatal Crash Into Tree: Coroner A 23-year-old man was killed in a crash into a tree, according to an updated release by the York County Coroner's Office on June 12.  Daniel Antos Jr., of the 100 block of Twin Hills Road in Franklin Township died at the scene of the crash. Deputy Coroner Michele Kirchner was called to the scene to investigate at 8:03 p.m. and certified the death at 8:45 p.m. on June 5, as detailed in the release. Daniel had been driving south on Route 74, when he left the road for an unknown reason and struck a tree, as explained by the coroner's office.  EMS was first called to 259 O…
Elementary School Student Struck By Bicyclist When Exiting School Bus: NYCRPD (VIDEO) Elementary School Student Struck By Bicyclist When Exiting School Bus: NYCRPD (VIDEO)
Elementary School Student Struck By Bicyclist When Exiting School Bus: Nycrpd (Video) A bicyclist struck a child exiting a school bus in York County and failed to report the incident to any authorities, so the police have released the bus's dashcam video in hopes of tracking him down.  A 10-year-old boy from North Salem Elementary School was struck by the bicyclists while exiting the school bus with several other students in the 2600 block of West Canal Road around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, according to the release by the Northern York County Regional Police Department on June 4.  The police noted the following about the incident: "The school bus was eastbound on…
Driver Wanted For Fatal York County Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say Driver Wanted For Fatal York County Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say
Driver Wanted For Fatal York County Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say Following a fatal motorcycle crash, the police are searching for the driver of a vehicle they believe was involved, PA State Police announced on Thursday, May 30.  The fatal crash happened on Interstate 83 North at mile marker 35.5, Fairview Township, York County at approximately 11:23 a.m. on May 19, 2024, PSP Trooper James Grothey detailed in the release.  PSP Troop J York Patrol Unit has obtained dash camera videos of the moments leading up to the deadly crash and believes the black Dodge Caliber pictured above was involved but fled the scene.  State police…
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (DEVELOPING) Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (DEVELOPING)
Multi-Vehicle Crash Slows Traffic On I-83 In York: PennDOT (Developing) A multiple-vehicle crash is causing serious delays on Interstate 83 in Central Pennsylvania on Tuesday, according to the state's Department of Transportation. The collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. on May 7, according to PennDOT's 511PA.  It briefly closed all lanes of I-83 North between Exit 32: PA 382 - Newberrytown and Exit 33: PA 392 - Yocumtown, as shown on 511PA.  One lane reopened shortly after 1 p.m., PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told us. Emergency crews were called to the scene, according to York County Department of Emergency Services.  The crash…
Fatal Officer Involved Shooting At Nursing Home: Pennsylvania State Police Fatal Officer Involved Shooting At Nursing Home: Pennsylvania State Police
Fatal Officer Involved Shooting At Nursing Home: Pennsylvania State Police A man was shot dead by a police officer inside a Central Pennsylvania nursing home, state police and the York County coroner announced on Thursday afternoon.  The fatal shooting happened at Rest Haven Nursing Home at 1050 South George Street in Spring Garden Township at 12:48 p.m. on May 2, according to the York County Department of Emergency Services.  **The victim has been identified and details have been released, check here for more information** PSP Troop J York was called to the scene of the shooting at approximately 1:12 p.m., as stated in a release by Trooper James Grothe…
Veteran, PA Business Owner ID'd As Motorcyclist Killed In Crash: Coroner Veteran, PA Business Owner ID'd As Motorcyclist Killed In Crash: Coroner
Veteran, PA Business Owner ID'd As Motorcyclist Killed In Crash: Coroner A motorcyclist has been identified as a veteran and Gettysburg business owner, after his name was released by the York County Coroner's Office on Monday evening. Tim Rymer, 60 of the first block of White Oak Lane in Newberry Township, died at the scene of the crash at Old York and Blair Hollow roads in Carroll Township at 5:48 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, according to Coroner Pam Gay.  Around 5:17 p.m., he had been traveling south on Old York Road when he struck a large piece of wood in the roadway, lost control, so the bike "went down" on its right side and Tim struck his head on the road — "…
Car Struck By Bullet On I-83, PA State Police Say Car Struck By Bullet On I-83, PA State Police Say
Car Struck By Bullet On I-83, PA State Police Say A bullet shot through a vehicle travelling on Interstate 83 on Sunday afternoon, the Pennsylvania State Police in York County announced on Monday morning. The bullet entered the rear windshield and struck the rear view mirror before becoming lodged in the front window, Trooper James Grothey explained in the release. PSP received a report "a vehicle being damaged while traveling on Interstate 83" at 4:39 p.m. on April 28, as stated in the release. The vehicle had been traveling on I-83 south near mile marker 18.8, Springettsbury Township, when it was shot, troopers determined. "No occupant…
ARSON: 6 Alarm Fire Hollows Out Warehouse In York County: Police (PHOTOS) ARSON: 6 Alarm Fire Hollows Out Warehouse In York County: Police (PHOTOS)
Arson: 6 Alarm Fire Hollows Out Warehouse In York County: Police (Photos) A suspicious fire led to some water and power shuts in York County as it ripped through an abandoned warehouse and factory, authorities announced on Saturday morning.  The arsonist is suspected to have started the blaze at Stewartstown Furniture Factory located at 13 Mill Street sometime between 1:30 and 2 a.m. on April 27, according to the York County Southern Regional Police.  YCSRP along with the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal are investigating the "massive warehouse fire in Stewartstown Borough" as they "believe the fire may be suspicious in nature and h…
Central PA Man Crushed To Death By Skid Loader On Family Farm: Coroner Central PA Man Crushed To Death By Skid Loader On Family Farm: Coroner
Central PA Man Crushed To Death By Skid Loader On Family Farm: Coroner An accident on a family farm killed a 92-year-old man, the York County Coroner's office announced late on Sunday. David Evans had been using "the skid loader on the family farm when a family member found that the skid loader had flipped backward at an unknown time, entrapping [him]," the coroner stated in the release. Evans was found still seatbelted in the skid loader when EMS arrived at the farm in the 5200 block of East Prospect Road in Lower Windsor Township on Saturday, April 20, according to the coroner. After resuscitation efforts failed, Deputy Coroner Scott Pennewill and…
Motorcyclist Flees At 150MPH+ From Traffic Stop: PA State Police Motorcyclist Flees At 150MPH+ From Traffic Stop: PA State Police
Motorcyclist Flees At 150MPH+ From Traffic Stop: PA State Police Two motorcyclists were seen "traveling at a high rate of speed" on US Route 15 and Pennsylvania State Police are asking the public for help locating one of the riders, according to a release on April 19.  The male riders were spotted by Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg at mile marker 15.4 on Rt. 15 around 1:50 p.m. on April 14, as detailed in the release. One of the motorcyclists stopped but the other "an unknown Hispanic male operating a new, all-white, Yamaha R6 motorcycle fled at speeds in excess of 150 MPH on US15 NB into York County," as state in the release.  Just be…
All 3 Construction Workers Struck Dead On I-83 In PA ID'd By Coroner All 3 Construction Workers Struck Dead On I-83 In PA ID'd By Coroner
All 3 Construction Workers Struck Dead On I-83 In PA ID'd By Coroner All three men who were struck dead while working in a construction zone on Interstate 83 have been identified by the York County Coroner's office on Thursday evening.  The men have been identified as follows, Coroner Pam Gay stated in a release on April 18: Jesse McKenzie, 24 of the 100 block of Village Way, Somerset, who died of "Multiple Blunt Force Trauma." Robert Hampe, 42 of the 100 block Hickory Street, Meyersdale, who died of "Multiple Blunt Force Trauma." Philson Hinebaugh III, 24 of the 100 block Forest Edge Drive, Johnstown, who died of "Blunt Force Injuries."  All…
13 Vehicles Including School Van Involved In Fatal US Rt 30 Crash: York Officials (UPDATE) 13 Vehicles Including School Van Involved In Fatal US Rt 30 Crash: York Officials (UPDATE)
13 Vehicles Including School Van Involved In Fatal US Rt 30 Crash: York Officials (Update) A serious crash involving 13 vehicles — including a school van — left one person dead, "numerous people" were injured, and Route 30 in York County was closed in York County for hours on Tuesday morning, authorities explained in an updated release.  The crash fatality happened at the scene as Coroner Pam Gay detailed in a release the following day. The"older adult male front seat passenger" who was seatbelted in a 2008 black Toyota Yaris suffered injuries and was pronounced dead at 9:05 a.m.  "The driver of the Yaris was transported from the scene to Wellspan York Hospita…
TRIPLE FATAL: Construction Workers Struck  On I-83, PA State Police Say TRIPLE FATAL: Construction Workers Struck  On I-83, PA State Police Say
Triple Fatal: Construction Workers Struck On I-83, PA State Police Say A 24-year-old box truck driver struck a construction vehicle that propelled it into three construction workers along Interstate 83, the Pennsylvania State Police explained on Wednesday morning. The crash into the active work zone on I-83 south at mile marker 35.5, Fairview Township, happened at 3:25 a.m. on April 17, 2024, Trooper Grothey detailed in the release. Reed Davenport has been identified as the driver of the truck but the names of the three workers who died at the scene have yet to be released as of 10 a.m. Troop J Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit, Troop …
VA Motorcyclist ID'd After Construction Zone Crash On I-83 At MD/PA Line: Coroner VA Motorcyclist ID'd After Construction Zone Crash On I-83 At MD/PA Line: Coroner
VA Motorcyclist ID'd After Construction Zone Crash On I-83 At MD/PA Line: Coroner A 48-year-old Virginia motorcyclist has been identified at a Pennsylvania hospital following an airborne crash in a construction zone at the Maryland state line, the York County Coroner's office announced late on Sunday, April 14.  Vann Ashe II of the 13800 block of Jefferson Park Drive, Herndon, was traveling with a group of motorcyclists on Interstate 83 South near Exit 36 when they "entered a construction zone with uneven surfaces. The area was clearly marked ahead of the construction alerting drivers of the situation. However, during the process of switching lanes in the a…
Fatal Crash: Convicted Drug Dealer With Active Felony Case Killed, PSP Fatal Crash: Convicted Drug Dealer With Active Felony Case Killed, PSP
Fatal Crash: Convicted Drug Dealer With Active Felony Case Killed, PSP A 22-year-old convicted drug dealer with an active felony case was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police announced on  April 1.  Nassan Saku Campbell-Richardson, of Bressler, died of "Multiple Traumatic Injuries" due to a motor vehicle collision, and the manner was ruled accidental, the Dauphin County Coroner told Daily Voice on Monday.  The deadly three-vehicle crash happened at Bow Creek Road/PA Route 743 at the intersection with Fox Run Road in East Hanover Township at 2:26 a.m. on March 30, investigating PSP Harrisburg Trooper Charles Blaz…
Coloring Books NOT Bomb Cancel Drag Queen Story Hour In Lancaster, Officials Coloring Books NOT Bomb Cancel Drag Queen Story Hour In Lancaster, Officials
Coloring Books NOT Bomb Cancel Drag Queen Story Hour In Lancaster, Officials An unmarked box of coloring books led the Lancaster Public Library to cancel a story hour scheduled for Saturday with a "professional drag entertainer" city officials told Daily Voice.  Christopher Paul Paolini known by the stage name of Miss Amie Vanité had been facing pushback from the Lancaster County commissioners about the children's Drag Queen Story Hour scheduled at the library.  A GoFundMe was launched to help the library after the commissioners threatened to pull public funding.  View this post on Instagram …
Food Factory Owned By York County Company Faces $463K Fine Over Safety Violations Food Factory Owned By York County Company Faces $463K Fine Over Safety Violations
Food Factory Owned By York County Company Faces $463K Fine Over Safety Violations A food factory in Cumberland County faces fines totaling $463,224 for violating federal safety regulations, officials said. Aunt Kitty's Food Inc. in Vineland allowed workers to service and clean equipment without having procedures in place to stop machinery from starting unexpectedly, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Aunt Kitty's is a subsidiary of Hanover Foods Corp., a prominent northeast food manufacturer based in York County, PA.  OSHA slapped Aunt Kitty's with seven safety violations after the agency began an investigatio…
Man, 20, Charged With Killing 8-Month-Old Infant: York County DA Man, 20, Charged With Killing 8-Month-Old Infant: York County DA
Man, 20, Charged With Killing 8-Month-Old Infant: York County DA A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with an infanticide, the York County District Attorney Dave Sunday announced on March 14.  Sean Michael Deibert, Jr., 20, of York City has been charged with two felonies for Criminal Homicide and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, the DA said and court records confirmed. The charges stem from the death investigation into the passing of 8-month-old infant J.D. on Feb. 7, 2023, according to the release.  These charges come after the conclusion of the investigation by the York City Police Department, York County District Attorne…
Grandma Killed In Mobile Home Fire ID'd: York County Coroner (UPDATE) Grandma Killed In Mobile Home Fire ID'd: York County Coroner (UPDATE)
Grandma Killed In Mobile Home Fire ID'd: York County Coroner (Update) The woman killed in Tuesday's second fatal fire has been identified by the York County Coroner's Office.  Jo C. Zartmen, 71, was found dead in her home on March 12, according to the Northern York County Regional Police Department and the York County Coroner's Office.  The call to the fire within Thomasville Commons Mobile Home Park at 26 Chesapeake Estates at 7:58 a.m., as detailed by the York County Department of Emergency Services and the NYCRPD. Officers arrived to find the home locked "but could smell smoke" so they "forced entry" and found the woman who had already…
Drag Queen Story Hour Returns To Lancaster, County Commissioner NOT Happy Drag Queen Story Hour Returns To Lancaster, County Commissioner NOT Happy
Drag Queen Story Hour Returns To Lancaster, County Commissioner NOT Happy A Reading man who's a "professional drag entertainer" will be dressing up as a woman to read children's stories at the Lancaster Public Library — and a public official is speaking out against it.  Christopher Paul Paolini has been dressing up as Miss Amie Vanité for professional events for over 20 years and began including children's story hours in 2018, according to social media and the library.  Another Reading Pride 2022 Photo Dump!! 📸: Keeb Photography LLC Posted by Amie Vanité on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Paolini has been a trustee at the West Read…
Dad, Softball President Admits Snapchating About Sex With Boy In Central PA Dad, Softball President Admits Snapchating About Sex With Boy In Central PA
Dad, Softball President Admits Snapchating About Sex With Boy In Central PA A  33-year-old dad of three has admitted to sex crimes with a child committed while he was serving as the president of South Central Pennsylvania Softball Inc, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice. Jeffrey John Tierno Jr. of the 4200 block of Leah Avenue, Dover Township had been appointed by the SCPAS Board of Directors in 2022 and assumed the Presidency on January 1, 2023, according to the organization's website. He resigned on October 6, only after "SCPAS Officers were made aware of a Lancaster County Criminal Court Docket in the name of Jeffre…
Man Shot By Officers ID'd By Pennsylvania State Police Man Shot By Officers ID'd By Pennsylvania State Police
Man Shot By Officers ID'd By Pennsylvania State Police A 34-year-old man has been identified after being fatally shot by an officer, the Pennsylvania State Police announced on Saturday. Payden Sells was shooting at the police when they returned fire killing him on Feb. 23, Trooper James Grothey detailed in a release. PSP York Troopers were called to assist area police with "domestic incident" in the 600 block of Colonial Avenue in Spring Garden Township at approximately 11:17 p.m., Grothey explained. Troopers soon learned that the caller to 911 had "reported that there was an actor on scene with multiple firearms, attempting to gain …
York County Prison Inmate 'Full Of Life' Killed By Medical Complications York County Prison Inmate 'Full Of Life' Killed By Medical Complications
York County Prison Inmate 'Full Of Life' Killed By Medical Complications A diehard KISS fan died suddenly from an unknown medical issue at a Pennsylvania Prison on Tuesday.  Todd Sidesinger, 56 of the first block of North Hartman Street, York City, was pronounced at UPMC Memorial Hospital at 7:47 a..m. on Feb. 20, Coroner Pam Gay detailed in a release late that night.  Deputy Coroner Molly York is investigating and certified his death. Per Prison protocol, the Pennsylvania State Police are also investigating his death.  Regarding Sidesinger's death, the coroner's office made the following statement: "Sidesinger began having some medical-rel…
Man ID'd After Killing Himself Following 'Domestic Incident' In Hanover: Coroner Man ID'd After Killing Himself Following 'Domestic Incident' In Hanover: Coroner
Man ID'd After Killing Himself Following 'Domestic Incident' In Hanover: Coroner A 58-year-old man is dead after turning a gun on himself following a domestic incident on Thursday evening, authorities announced the following morning.  George Bollack of Hanover was found dead in his home in the 900 block of Friar Run Road in Penn Township, area police detailed in a release.  Officers had been called to the home for a report of a "domestic incident involving a firearm" at 5:12 p.m. on Feb. 15, as stated in the release.  They arrived to investigate and found the resident dead. "There is no threat to the public as officers continue their investigation," the …
Snowmobiler, 20, Killed In Central PA Crash Struck Downed Wire: Coroner Snowmobiler, 20, Killed In Central PA Crash Struck Downed Wire: Coroner
Snowmobiler, 20, Killed In Central PA Crash Struck Downed Wire: Coroner Shock and sadness spread following a snowmobile crash that left a 20-year-old York County man dead. York County Coroner Pamela Gay identified Newberry Township's Zachary Peiffer as the victim of the crash on Tuesday morning. Peiffer was not wearing a helmet when he ran into a downed wire crossing York Road between Miller Road and Pleasant Drive in Newberry Township around 8 a.m., Gay said.  Deputy Coroner Molly York was called to the scene to investigate and certify the death, which was pronounced at 9:29 a.m., Feb. 13. His cause of death was a "sharp Force Neck Trauma due to Impact with …