Drunk Driver Strikes Cyclist in Stevens

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STEVENS, PA- Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Officers responded to Doe Run Road near Indian Village Road for the report of a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.  

Officers on the scene discovered that Nicholas Piper was driving a Nissan Sedan on Doe Run Road. “Piper had attempted to pass another vehicle on the right which was turning left onto Indian Village Road,” according to investigators.

“As he passed the turning vehicle, Piper failed to see a bicyclist, identified as Lori Lee, traveling on the north side of the highway. A crash occurred”. Lee was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers observed the situation and suspected that Piper was under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the crash. They also found that Piper had marijuana in his possession that morning.

Piper faces charges associated with the accident, DUI, and possession of a controlled substance.