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Man fleeing from officers ran over, killed by bulldozer

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BERNVILLE, Pa. (AP) - State police have released the name of a man killed by a bulldozer after fleeing officers in Pennsylvania.

Police say a Pennsylvania Game Commission employee operating the bulldozer Monday on game lands in Penn Township saw a car parking in a field. Two men fled as Bernville police arrived, and one was taken into custody.

A state police helicopter located the second man in thick underbrush but then lost sight of him. The bulldozer headed for his last known location, driving through thick underbrush with a trooper and the game commission employee aboard.

Police say the bulldozer stopped in the underbrush and the body of 51-year-old Gregory Longenecker of Reading was found under the rear of the vehicle.

The other man was charged with drug offenses and trespassing.

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