Coroner called to accident scene on Interstate 78 in Upper Tulpehocken

Published: Dec 24 2013 03:33:28 AM EST   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.