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Dump truck driver killed in crash in Northampton County

A Snyder County man was killed in a dump truck accident Tuesday in Lehigh Township, Northampton County, officials said in a press release Tuesday.

Lincoln P. Brown, 52, of Selinsgrove, was the operator of a tri-axle dump truck traveling south along Route 145 when the accident occurred, according to Northampton County coroner Zachary Lysek.

Brown died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident, and the death was ruled accidental.

Northampton County 911 dispatchers said the crash was reported about 6:30 a.m. on Route 145, near Mulberry Drive, according to The Morning Call.

Route 145 was closed for several hours between Blue Mountain Drive and Washington Drive.

Lehigh Township police said the road reopened about 11:30 a.m., The Morning Call reported.

No further information was available Tuesday night.

Source: Berkshire mont

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