Hempfield High School senior, once thought dead in crash, comes home

Wonderful news about one of our neighbors here in East Hempfield Township!


By LARRY ALEXANDER, Staff Writer LancasterOnline.com

What began as a story of tragedy for a Hempfield High School girl ended in triumph on Thursday.

Fourteen weeks after suffering devastating injuries in a two-vehicle crash that left her on death’s doorstep, Katelyn Elliott, a Neffsville Fire Company junior firefighter, returned from Hershey Medical Center to her East Hempfield Township home in a fire engine.