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Driver dies after rear-ending parked tractor-trailer

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Posted at 12:27 PM, Jan 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-19 12:27:09-05

A man died Friday morning after rear-ending a tractor-trailer that was parked on the shoulder of the road. 

Shortly after 4:30 a.m., officers responded to a crash on State Route 68 (Lappans Road) and Prosperity Lane in Williamsport. After an investigation, they determined a tractor-trailer was parked along the shoulder of Lappans Road when a Dodge Stratus hit the rear of the truck. 

Chad William Walden, 33, was the driver of the Dodge and was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. 

Lappans Road at Governors Lane Boulevard was closed for several hours after the crash. 

The investigation is ongoing.