- Associated Press - Thursday, April 21, 2016

NORTH HILLS, N.Y. (AP) - Police say the driver of a tractor trailer died after he pulled over on the Long Island Expressway and got caught underneath the truck when it suddenly moved.

Newsday reports (https://nwsdy.li/1Nm6mWa ) a highway patrol officer came upon the truck around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday in North Hills and found 54-year-old Frederick Johnson unresponsive underneath it. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators performed a brake and safety check and believe the parked truck accidentally moved, pinning Johnson.

Police don’t believe there was any criminality involved in the incident.

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Information from: Newsday, https://www.newsday.com


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