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1 Dead Following I-79 Accident in Monongalia County

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A Pennsylvania man is dead after an accident on Interstate 79 Monday.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. near mile-marker 159 in Monongalia County.

State Police identified the man as Michael H. Fair, 74, of Yatesboro, Pa.

Police said Fair lost control of his box truck, went into an embankment and rolled over. Police said there is no apparent reason why Fair lost control, adding that there is no evidence that Fair applied the brakes either.

State Police said there were no other cars involved in the accident, and that no other injures were reported.

An autopsy is pending.