GREENWICH, Pa. (AP) — An off-duty New Jersey state police trooper has been killed in a crash in Pennsylvania.
Authorities say 30-year-old Brian McNally, of Bedminster, was alone in a vehicle that was eastbound on Interstate 78 in Greenwich when the crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
As he approached slowing traffic near a construction zone, authorities say McNally moved from the left lane into the right before rear-ending a tractor-trailer. His vehicle and the rear of the trailer caught fire, and McNally was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
The truck driver was treated at a hospital for minor injuries.
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Authorities say McNally served in the Marine Corps reserve and was on his way home from weekend duty. He was stationed at the state police’s Washington barracks in Warren County.