Lehigh Co. driver killed in propane truck crash

February 22, 2013 4:12:16 PM PST
The driver of a propane truck was killed when his vehicle crashed along a road in Lehigh County.

It happened around 1:30 Friday afternoon on the 8400 block of Gun Club Road in Lynn Township.

Authorities say the driver of the truck was traveling into the northbound lane and there was a curve in the roadway.

The truck went back into the southbound lane and the passenger side struck an embankment.

Officials say the truck turned and went into the northbound lane again when it flipped onto the driver side.

The truck continued to slide about 50 feet before striking a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are still investigating what sparked the crash.


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