EPHRATA – A Lancaster County crash has claimed a life. Police say a man died after his vehicle went into the Cocalico Creek. Officers responded around 4:40 a.m. yesterday to the 100 block of Old Mill Road in Ephrata. A witness observed a Toyota Corolla drive off the roadway and hit a pedestrian crossing sign and a fence before going over an embankment into the creek. The man, identified as 77-year-old Marlin Fausnacht of Ephrata, died at the scene. He was the only occupant of the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Ephrata Police at 717-738-9200.