Fuel truck driver killed in single-vehicle crash in Athens

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A fuel truck driver from New Hampshire was killed Wednesday when he lost control along Route 35 in Athens and crashed into a tree.

Police said they found the truck laying on the driver’s side between Route 121 and Sleepy Hollow Road. The 35-year-old driver, who police say is from Walpole, N.H., apparently went off the road, crossed back over the south and northbound lanes and struck a tree.

Police have not yet identified the man, who was found dead at the scene They say he was not wearing a seat belt.

Road conditions were clear and dry at the time of the crash.

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