Coroner called to accident scene on Interstate 78 in Upper Tulpehocken

Posted: 3:33 AM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 6:06 PM EDT Aug 19, 2013
I-78 fatal accident

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.