Joseph Heath Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Route 322 in Rush Township
Where: The accident occurred on Route 322 in Rush Township, Pennsylvania.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly drove over the center line and struck a car head-on.
- Joseph Heath, driver of BMW
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Joseph Heath, 49, killed
On or about Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, around 7:30 in the morning, an accident between a car and a tractor-trailer left a 49-year-old man dead. Deputies from the Centre County Sheriff’s Office said the accident happened along Route 322 in Rush Township, Pennsylvania.
Investigators said a westbound tractor-trailer allegedly crossed into the eastbound lanes and struck a car driven by 49-year-old Joseph Heath. Heath was pronounced dead of his injuries a short time after emergency responders arrived at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured in the incident.
According to Google Maps, Rush Township is located about 90 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
Police said charges for the truck driver are anticipated.
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