A man was struck and killed on I-70 as he was fixing his disabled vehicle on Monday, January 11th. The accident occurred around 7:20 a.m. in the eastbound lanes in Fallowfield.
The victim was working on his vehicle on the right shoulder of I-70 when he was struck by a tractor-trailer. The victim died due to his extensive injuries.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the accident.
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Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Man working on disabled vehicle is struck and killed by tractor trailer on I-70”