Tractor-Trailer Driver Killed In Mercer Co. Crash

LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A tractor-trailer accident in Mercer County left one man dead early Saturday morning.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the accident happened on Interstate 80 in Lackawannock Township around 4:30 a.m.

The 52-year-old driver from New Jersey was traveling east and lost control of the rig.

The truck struck a guardrail and rolled over, which ejected the driver.

His identity has not been released at this time.


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  • Miriam Webster

    “A tra1ctor-trailer”?

    Nice proof reading there KDKA!

    Looks like ‘KDKA was there first!’ trumps accuracy.

  • Loser Miriam

    Get a life,

    • Mariam

      Obviously the following comments came from KDKA staff.


      • Webster

        I agree.

        Funny how the error got corrected!

  • Tired of nonsense

    Miriam How pathetic. There is a man dead and you want to check for accuracy on a press release. You sicken me, you self rightous nerd.

    • Miriam Webster

      Q. There is a man dead and you want to check for accuracy on a press release?
      A. The only other way to know what else is accurate or inaccurate is to check WPXI or WTAE.

      Your fragile ego sicken me, you self righteous megalomaniac.

      PS. You spelled ‘rightous’ wrong.

  • Rick Derry

    Miriam must be PERFECT herself to complain about a typo on an accident report!!

  • Shane

    Thats what the driver gets,most likely he was speeding as 92percent of truckers do.Mabye in his next life he will pay attention to the speed limit and live to see another day.

    • george

      less than 1/2 the trucks on the road go over 65 cracker. how do you know he did’t swerve to miss a deer or blow out a steer tire. mabey a heart attack??

  • Shane

    Com on man, is that anyway to talk to a CONFEDERATE undertaking his CONSTITUTIONAL right to FREE SPEECH? I implore you my Afro American brother to abstain from using trite slang.My plenipotentiary comments are commensurable by the standards that the establishment profoundly set forth as being unconscionale.Next time you refer to me use the term SAHIB,which dates back to your brothern,Shaka Zulu.

  • Ace Slick

    Maybe the simple addition of a seat belt might have helped also.

  • G T W

    Ignorance comes in all colors !

  • Shane

    George,poppy,GTW,you guys are suigeneris to say it respectively.If you guys were juxtaposed,who would be dumb,dumber and dumbest?You guys should all hold hands with one of you holding a lightning rod in a thunder storm.

  • Kay

    We were on our way home from Ohio and drove past the accident scene a few hours ago. It looked really bad. He must’ve wiped out 1/8 of a mile of guard rails and trees. The cab of the truck was on a flatbed. What a mess!! So sad!! Our prayers go out to his family.

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