Tractor Trailer Rolls onto Driver, Kills Him

A Clearfield County man is dead after his own tractor-trailer ran him over Monday evening in Sergeant Township.

Police say 72-year-old Melford Teats of Grassflat was standing in front of his truck tractor on Temple Drive at about 5:30 p.m. They believe he was looking into a mechanical issue when the rig rolled forward on top of his legs.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are continuing their investigation.

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