Man dies in tractor trailer accident on Allegheny Mountain

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A Virginia man was killed in a tractor trailer accident on Allegheny Mountain Saturday.

Omar Hadi Fenjan Al Khuzaie, of Harrisonburg, Va., was killed when the tractor trailer he was driving crashed over a steep mountain, according to West Virginia State Police. 

Al Khuzaie was traveling east on U.S. Route 33 in Pendleton County when he lost control of the vehicle while going down a steep grade in a sharp, left curve, police said. The vehicle went off the roadway edge, overturned and crashed down over the steep mountain.

Al Khuzaie was pronounced dead on scene, and the vehicle was completely demolished in the crash, police said.

Police said the wreckage covered a vast area and that the trailer contained eggs.

The vehicle was owned by Interchange Group, LLC, which is located in Harrisonburg, police said.

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