Coroner called to accident scene on Interstate 78 in Upper Tulpehocken

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Published: Aug 19 2013 11:10:59 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 19 2013 06:06:35 PM EDT
I-78 fatal accident
UPPER TULPEHOCKEN TWP., Pa. -

A man was killed when his car struck the rear of a tractor trailer on Interstate 78 on Monday morning, officials said.

The accident happened around 7:40 a.m. in the westbound lanes near mile-marker 22, emergency dispatchers said.

The coroner is withholding the man's name until his family can be notified, but he did say that the victim lived outside Pennsylvania.