ELDRED TOWNSHIP -- A man is dead this morning after the tractor-trailer he was driving veered off Route 125 on Mahantango Mountain, approximately 12 miles south of Shamokin, and flipped in this Schuylkill County township.

The truck, hauling potatoes, was traveling north down the mountain when, for an unknown reason, failed to negotiate a turn. A box truck, hauling hay, heading south was clipped by the tractor-trailer and also flipped. However, that driver was not hurt.

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the accident.

For a full story, read Wednesday's edition of The News-Item.