Driver killed in Butler County as steel coil fell off truck and crashed into vehicle

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Steel coil fell off truck and crashed into vehicle, killing driver 

A driver of an SUV has reportedly be killed after a steel coil fell off truck and crashed into his car on US Route 127 in St. Clair Township.

The crash occurred on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at about 6:20 a.m. on Morganthaler Road.

According to report, the crash happened when a semi-tractor trailer owned by Total Package Express Inc was traveling north on 127 Hamilton Eaton Road, carrying a steel coil.

The steel coil became unsecured and fell into the southbound lane and struck a Ford Edge killing the driver of the Ford Edge on the spot.

The driver’s identity has not been revealed. The crash remains under investigation.

The incident led to the closure of US Route 127 in St. Clair Township.