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Police: Sleeping driver crashes which caused fatal second crash

July 18, 2019 07:06 PM

The identity of the driver killed in Wednesday's crash on the Northway still hasn't been released, but State Police are revealing more about just what happened.

They say just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, the driver of a Hannaford tractor-trailer fell asleep while driving by Exit 18.

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The truck drifted off the shoulder, hitting a guardrail - and rolled on to its side.

A second driver hit the first truck and was killed. The first driver was out of the truck and unhurt.

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