UPDATE: Truck driver killed in accident on Route 414 identified


UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police have identified the victim as 59-year-old Patrick McLaughin of Shunk, Pennsylvania.


The Pennsylvania State Police in Mansfield responded to a deadly water truck crash on Route 414 Monday evening.

According to State Police, the driver was an older white male who was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tioga County Deputy Coroner.

The tri-axel water truck was traveling west-bound on Route 414 when the driver lost control on a right-hand curve, causing the truck to overturn. The truck struck and traveled through a guide-rail on the south side of the road and before it struck a concrete culvert.

The truck came to a rest on the passenger side over an embankment.

The State Police were assisted by Canton Fire and EMS, Liberty Fire Company, PennDOT, and American Truck Stop.

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