RSS Feeds

Baltimore man killed when tractor-trailer crashes

Monday - 4/23/2012, 8:33pm  ET

NEWARK, Del. - Delaware State Police say a Baltimore man was killed when the tractor-trailer he was driving failed to negotiate a curve on an Interstate 95 ramp and fell over.

It happened about 11:45 a.m. Monday in Newark. Troopers say 36-year-old Leon Morris was driving the rig off 1-95 at South College Avenue when it failed to negotiate a curve.

Police say the tractor-trailer fell on its side and became wedged in a guardrail.

Morris, who was trapped in the cab of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)