FRANKLIN TWP., Pa. -

Police say the driver of a tractor trailer was killed in an accident on the turnpike Monday morning.

The accident happened between the Pocono and Mahoning Valley exits in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

Police say the driver lost control and the truck ended up going down an embankment and flipping onto its side.

The driver's name hasn't been released. We're told he's a 49-year-old man from North Carolina.