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Driver killed in Route 40 crash in Fayette

Joe Napsha
| Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
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A 38-year-old man was killed Monday morning when his car hit the back of a Mack truck along Route 40 in Henry Clay Township, Fayette County, state police at Uniontown said.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, Fayette County Coroner Dr. Phillip E. Reilly said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that the victim was driving westbound on the National Pike when his Honda Accord hit the back of the truck at 8:20 a.m.

There was heavy fog along the highway at the time of the accident, Reilly said. The victim was not wearing a seat belt.

Police did not release the identity of the 24-year-old truck driver, who was not hurt.

Joe Napsha is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-5252 or

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