Public safety is a major concern no matter where you go, but in Adams County we take it seriously. A York man was charged with homicide by vehicle for running over a police officer on a motorcycle. Investigators determined that the motorists, Earl Matthew Wright, or York, had been driving too fast for road conditions and that including passing an official parade of emergency vehicles with their lights flashing.
The incident took place on Sept. 14 on Pa. 234 in Tyrone Township.
This ought to be a lesson to motorists everywhere. Slow down. If you are a visitor from out of town, be sure to slow down on the roads and especially with driving on rural roads. Enjoy the views, but don’t take unnecessary risks. Be cognizant of other drivers and respectful of public safety. You’d expect the same from us if we were in your neighborhood. Wouldn’t you?