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Truck driver dies after incident at South Middleton plant

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CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

A Texas truck driver was fatally injured in an incident Monday at Allan Distribution in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County.

Roger D. Fortune, 66, of Garland, Texas, was opening his rear trailer doors in the loading dock area when he was pinned between the trailer and a truck that drifted forward, according to state police in Carlisle.

The driver of the other truck had parked directly behind Fortune and did not fully apply his parking brake, police said.

Police identified the other driver was identified as 23-year-old Mohamud A. Shil of South Sioux City, Nebraska.

Fortune was transported to Penn State Hershey Medical Center and died three hours after the incident.

Police said their investigation continues.


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