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UPDATE: Route 78 Crash in Lebanon Kills Man

By rlsmetro on
Lebanon

A crash that caused a vehicle to overturn then burst into flames on Route 78 in Lebanon has authorities investigating a fatality this morning.

The crash happened at around 7:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the highway when the white box truck collided with a tractor trailer causing the tractor trailer to lose control, overturn, then ignite into flames on the median according to initial reports.

The box truck also caught fire.

An unidentified male victim of the tractor trailer was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the box truck injury status is not immediately known.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.