Police: NJ driver dead after thrown from tractor-trailer in Pennsylvania

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Police say a man from Gloucester County was killed after he was thrown from his tractor-trailer and trapped beneath it in Pennsylvania.

The accident happened Monday just after 3:30 p.m. on East Street Road in Thornbury, Chester County.

According to police, William Murphy, 42, of the Turnersville section of Washington Township, lost control of his truck, and it veered off the road.

Police say as Murphy tried to regain control of the tractor-trailer, it flipped over and hit another car.

Murphy was brought to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The woman driving the car was treated for minor injuries.

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