Tractor Trailer Accident

A tractor-trailer driver had to be extricated by firefighters after crashing into three parked tractor-trailers near a rest area on I-81 last Thursday evening. The driver was later pronounced dead at UPMC Pinnacle-Carlisle.


The operator of a tractor-trailer was pronounced dead at UPMC Pinnacle-Carlisle after crashing into three parked tractor-trailers near the rest area along Interstate 81 in Penn Township last Thursday night.

The accident occurred at 11:56 p.m. on I-81 North at the 37.2 mile marker in Penn Township, just before to the entrance of the rest area. Pennsylvania State Police later released the driver’s identity as 39-year-old Bernardo J. Morales Charris of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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