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Driver killed in crash identified

Published November 14. 2012 05:02PM

The driver killed in the crash of a car and tractor trailer in Lehigh County has been identified.

The Lehigh County coroner's office said James F. Heller, 61, of Macungie, died in the crash that occurred about 9:52 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11.

According to state police at Fogelsville the crash occurred at the intersection of Buckeye and Tank Farm roads, in Upper Milford Township.

Troopers said Heller, driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, was westbound on Buckeye and Matthew Phillip Wise, 26, of Fort Bragg, N.C., driving a 2008 International tractor with 2005 Beall trailer, was attempting to go east on Buckeye from Tank Farm.

Troopers said as Wise was traveling on Buckeye the rig struck the Cavalier in the intersection. Wise was not injured.

The investigation into the crash is continuing. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call troopers at (610) 395-1438.

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