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5 NEWS UPDATE: Man Killed While Changing Tire On I-79; Name Released
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on May 07, 2013 @ 9:40PM
Created on May 07, 2013 @ 2:51PM
 
UPDATE:
According to a press release from State Police, Michael Mario Schreiner was killed after being hit by a tractor trailer on I-79, Tuesday afternoon.
 
Investigators said Schreiner and another man were changing a tire on a pick-up truck when a tractor trailer out of Ohio hit them.
 
Schreiner was killed, and the other man suffered minor injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer is "ok".
 
The accident is still under investigation.
 
ORIGINAL:
State Police are trying to figure out who is at fault after one person was killed in an auto pedestrian accident 
 
According to the MECCA 911 Log this happened just before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.  Investigators told 5 News that two people were changing a tire along the side of the highway just past the Star City Exit when a tractor trailer hit at least one of them. 
 
One person was killed in this accident and the other person went to Ruby Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries.  Officials told 5 News that the tractor trailer driver is fine.

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