New Holland man dies in vehicle accident

By on September 18, 2013

Tyler A. Myers

A New Holland man died in a one-vehicle accident Sept. 15.

East Cocalico Township Police were dispatched to the first block of West Church Street at 3:23 a.m. Sept. 15 and found Tyler A. Myers, 24, of New Holland, unconscious in the front seat of his vehicle. He was extricated by Denver Rescue and taken to Reading Hospital, where he later died.

Police said the initial investigation revealed that Myers was traveling west on West Church Street and failed to negotiate a right curve in the road. His vehicle crossed into the opposite lane and went off the road, striking a utility pole. The vehicle continued to travel, striking a guy wire and a second utility pole.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact police at 336-1725.


Tyler A. Myers, 24, of New Holland, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 from injuries in a car accident by Fishing Creek Park in Denver.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of C. Adam and Jennifer (Hershey) Morris of Pequea.

Tyler worked for the past two years as a pipe layer for Allan A. Myers Excavating. He enjoyed riding motorcycle.

Surviving in addition to his parents are five brothers and sisters: Josh Myers of Pequea; Ali Hoffert of New Holland; Gavin Morris of Pequea; KayCee Morris of Pequea and Anthony Lutz of New Holland and grandparents: Russell Samuels of New Holland; Sherry Marsh of New Holland; Charles A. Morris of Conestoga and Judy Glick Morris of Lancaster.

A celebration of life service will be held Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. at the New Holland Church of the Nazarene, 428 Ranck Road, New Holland, with a viewing from 3 to 6 p.m. In honor of Tyler, you are encouraged to ride your motorcycle to the service on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603. To send the family online condolences, visit us at

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