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One person killed in accident on PA turnpike

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 16 2013 05:02:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 16 2013 06:10:33 PM CDT

Police say the driver of a tractor trailer was killed in an accident on the turnpike Monday morning.

FRANKLIN TWP., Pa. -

Police say the driver of a tractor trailer was killed in an accident on the turnpike Monday morning.

The accident happened between the Pocono and Mahoning Valley exits in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

Police say the driver lost control and the truck ended up going down an embankment and flipping onto its side.

The driver's name hasn't been released. We're told he's a 49-year-old man from North Carolina.