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Man found dead in burnt truck

By Staff | Nov 12, 2015

A man was found dead in a burnt pickup truck that crashed along Buckhill Road near Hughesville.

State police reported Peter Crawford, 47, of Hughesville, was pronounced dead at 8:12 p.m. Friday, October 23 at the scene of the wreck.

Firefighters were reportedly called to the crash to extinguish a fire that had ignited in the truck hauling a trailer and skidsteer.

Crawford was found in the vehicle along with two dogs that reportedly perished in the blaze.

The crash remains under investigation by state police and the Lycoming County Coroner’s office.