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Trucker fatally pinned in Mercer County

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SHENANGO TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Authorities in Mercer County are investigating an apparent industrial accident that claimed the life of one man.

Southwest Regional Police tell 21 News that around 3 a.m. Friday, the victim became pinned between a truck and a trailer at Estes Express Line on Stefanek Drive.

Police say the driver was attempting to hook the trailer to the truck when the cab began drifting backwards.  The driver tried to reach back into the cab to hit the brake pedal, but he was pinned against another trailer parked nearby.

As of Friday afternoon, the victim's name has not been released by the Mercer County Coroner.

 Calls to the company's headquarters have not been returned.

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