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Man dies in I-78 wreck

Published On: Apr 20 2013 12:43:56 PM EDT
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New Jersey State Police say a Pennsylvania man was killed when the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned on Route 78 in Hunterdon County.

Andre Epps of Harrisburg was eastbound on Route 78 in Union Township when his rig overturned early Saturday on the highway shoulder near mile marker 12.6.

The 42-year-old Epps was trapped inside the truck and suffered severe head injuries in the accident. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 12:25 a.m.


The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office.

Epps was traveling by himself, and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.