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Victim in tractor trailer accident identified by coroner

Published On: Sep 17 2013 11:46:55 AM EDT
Updated On: Sep 17 2013 02:16:09 PM EDT

The Carbon County coroner's office has identified a man killed Monday in a tractor trailer accident.

The accident happened around 7 a.m. on the NE Extension of the Pa. Turnpike at mile marker 83.7 between the Pocono and Mahoning Valley exits in Penn Forest Twp.

The driver, identified as Glenwood McCauley, 49, of North Carolina, was traveling south on a wet roadway when he lost control, police said. The rig first struck a rock/dirt embankment, then a guard rail, then went down a steep embankment, coming to rest on its passenger side.

McCauley, who was was trapped inside the vehicle, died at the scene.