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Southwestern Regional Police Department
Thursday August 3rd, 2017 :: 03:14 p.m. EDT


Heidelberg Township man dies after chainsaw accident

On 8/02/17 at approximately 1143 hours, Southwestern Regional Police responded to a traumatic injury in the 9700 block of Woodland Drive, Heidelberg Township. Upon arrival, police were directed to a wooded area at the rear of the property. Resident Paul Hoffnagle, 52 years of age, had been operating a chainsaw. Hoffnagle had an accident while working with the chainsaw, and he was found deceased as a result of those injuries. Nothing suspicious was found at the scene and no foul play is suspected.

Southwestern Regional Police Department
6115 Thoman Drive
Spring Grove, PA 17362

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-225-1333

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