Kirsten Higlen, 32, was struck and killed while riding on Boot Road in the early morning hours of Jan. 21.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
Kirsten Higley, 32, was fatally injured in the crash Monday morning.
A 32-year-old bicyclist was hit and killed by a vehicle on Boot Road in West Goshen Township Monday morning, according to West Goshen Police. The accident happened around 6:44 a.m. near the intersection with Mary Jane Lane, just west of Route 202. According to police, Kirsten Higley, of Exton, was struck by a vehicle driven by Susan McClain, 54, of Downingtown. Higley died a short time later at Paoli Hospital. Read the full story at West Chester Patch.
Monday, January 14, 2013
One defendant is a police officer and SWAT team member, the other is a West Chester University student whose marriage was arranged in Macedonia.
Editor's note: The story below contains language some readers might find upsetting. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Monday the arrests of two men in separate domestic assault cases. Lirim Rufati, 24, is a student at West Chester University and lives in West Chester. According to the DA's statement, Rufati began physically and sexually abusing his wife, a Macedonian citizen, after their arranged marriage in Macedonia in 2011. A neighbor reported the abuse to West Goshen Police, who transported Rufati's wife to a safe house: The criminal complaint describes multiple brutal and demeaning acts Rufati allegedly perpetrated against his wife. Rufati was arrested Jan. 11 and …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The tractor trailer was hauling chicken legs when it crashed in West Goshen.
Update 9:15pm: The tractor trailer has just been removed from the scene, reports Abel Brothers. Update 7pm: Based on PennDOT camera images, traffic is flowing again, but the truck has not been moved. Original story continues below The afternoon rush became much worse than usual Thursday when a tractor trailer crashed in the northbound lanes of Route 202 at Matlack Avenue in West Goshen. Traffic on Route 202 is backed up in both directions around the truck, which is mostly off in the woods on the side of the road. According to Abel Brothers towing, the 18-ton truck was hauling chicken legs. The trailer broke open in the crash, so its contents must be unloaded by hand before the truck can be righted, which could take up to four hours. […