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Coroner ID's victim of accident near New Tripoli

Published On: Feb 22 2013 02:18:29 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 23 2013 06:14:33 PM EST

Officials ID man killed in propane truck crash

LYNN TWP., Pa. -

The driver of a propane truck was killed Friday when the vehicle went off a road and rolled onto its side, police said.

The accident happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Gun Club Road, near Hideaway Drive, in Lynn Township, just south of the border with Schuylkill County.

The Lehigh County Coroner's office said Brian Barto, 47, of North Whitehall Township died from blunt force trauma as a result of the accident.


The propane truck rolled onto its side, trapping Barto inside the cab. Barto died at the scene, said state police.