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Coroner called to accident scene on Interstate 78 in Upper Tulpehocken

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 19 2013 10:10:59 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 19 2013 05:06:35 PM CDT

A man was killed when his car struck the rear of a tractor trailer on Interstate 78 on Monday morning, officials said.

UPPER TULPEHOCKEN TWP., Pa. -

A man was killed when his car struck the rear of a tractor trailer on Interstate 78 on Monday morning, officials said.

The accident happened around 7:40 a.m. in the westbound lanes near mile-marker 22, emergency dispatchers said.

The coroner is withholding the man's name until his family can be notified, but he did say that the victim lived outside Pennsylvania.