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Clarksburg Man Dead in PA Tanker Truck Crash

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Photo courtesy of WTAE Photo courtesy of WTAE
Photo courtesy of WTAE Photo courtesy of WTAE
 A Clarksburg man is dead following a tanker truck rollover in Jefferson Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania.

The truck was traveling south when the driver, identified by the Greene County Coroner's Office as Leroy Melvin Knisley, 42, of Clarksburg, lost control in a curve and traveled into the northbound lane.  The truck rolled onto the driver's side, hit a Nissan Xterra, then rolled over a hillside and into a garage.

The driver of the Nissan is being treated at Allegheny General Hospital.  The tanker truck belongs to E.C.M. Energy Company of Clarksburg, according to a WTAE report.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the cause of the crash.