Tractor-Trailer Crashes on Turnpike, Driver Dead
PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP — The driver of a tractor-trailer is dead after a wreck on the Pennsylvania Township in Carbon County, according to state police.
Part of the highway was closed for a time as crews worked at the scene.
PennDOT officials said the crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Monday in the southbound lane between the Pocono and Mahoning Valley interchanges.
Authorities said a tractor-trailer went off the road near mile marker 83. The exact cause of the crash is unknown.
The name of the victim in the wreck has not been released.