W.Va. Man Dies In Western Md. Pickup Truck Fire

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Washington County sheriff’s deputies say a West Virginia man is dead after he was found inside a burning pickup truck in Hagerstown.

They say George Koons, 70, of Falling Waters, W.Va., was pronounced dead at the scene along U.S. 11 near the Interstate 70 overpass Thursday.

Deputies were dispatched shortly before 5 a.m. and found the truck on fire. They say a Good Samaritan had managed to pull the driver from the vehicle.

Deputies are investigating the circumstances of the death.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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