Authorities: Man, 100 pigs killed in tractor-trailer crash

LOYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a Maryland man and about 100 pigs have died after two tractor-trailers crashed in Pennsylvania.

State police say the tractor-trailers collided on state Route 850 Friday afternoon in Northeast Madison Township, about 30 miles west of Harrisburg.

The Perry County Coroner's office has identified the man killed in the crash as 67-year-old George Elser of Hancock, Maryland.

Police didn't say what Elser was hauling. Investigators say it's unclear if Elser was wearing a seatbelt.

PennLive.com reports Coroner Michael Shalonis says the other tractor-trailer had been carrying from 250 to 400 pigs, each weighing about 35 pounds. The driver of that vehicle suffered no apparent injuries.

Police are investigating.

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