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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.


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