A truck accident involving a tractor trailer truck and a minivan resulted in the death of the driver of the tractor trailer. The crash occurred in Rockland County, New York.
At approximately 9:00 p.m., on Monday, September 9, 2013, a tractor trailer collided with a minivan on the southbound portion of Interstate 87 just after the Woodbury toll plaza. The details of the collision remain unclear, but following the collision, the truck was sent flying through a nearby wooded area. The collision left a trail of branches and other debris on a portion of the road.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was pronounced dead on the scene of the trucking accident. The occupants of the minivan were not injured in the crash. Police have not released the name of the driver.
New York State Police are continuing their investigation of the accident and traffic was significantly slowed on that portion of Interstate 87 until Tuesday morning.
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