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Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Man killed in tractor-trailer crash identified

A man was killed Wednesday in a highway collision with a tractor-trailer that involved speed and driver error, authorities said.

Police said 56-year-old Robert Jeffrey Adler of Columbia hit a Peterbilt tractor-trailer from behind with his Toyota Celica while driving on Interstate 70 at night. Both vehicles suffered extensive damage.

The truck was driven by James and Heather McDonald of New Albany, Miss. Neither was injured in the crash.

Police are still trying to notify the victim’s family. Anyone with information on Adler may contact the Maryland State Police at 301-600-4151.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  08:22 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Categories:  Traffic Accidents | Tags:  traffic accident

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