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Tractor trailer runs over its driver, killing him, in East Moriches

A tractor trailer driver died in East Moriches after he was run over by his 2005 Peterbilt vehicle on Tuesday, Suffolk police said.

The tractor trailer started rolling at 11:40 a.m. after Bruce Barth, 72, of Roslyn Heights, got out of the truck, which was delivering dirt to a Moriches Avenue residence, the police said in a statement.

East Moriches Community Ambulance took Barth to Brookhaven...

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A tractor trailer driver died in East Moriches after he was run over by his 2005 Peterbilt vehicle on Tuesday, Suffolk police said.

The tractor trailer started rolling at 11:40 a.m. after Bruce Barth, 72, of Roslyn Heights, got out of the truck, which was delivering dirt to a Moriches Avenue residence, the police said in a statement.

East Moriches Community Ambulance took Barth to Brookhaven Memorial Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead.

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The tractor trailer was checked over, the police said, by the motor carrier safety section.

Anyone with information on the crash should call 631-852-8752, the police said.