FORT LOUDON, Pa. - An Upper Strasburg, Pa., man died Saturday night when he was thrown from his pickup truck in the 3400 block of Path Valley Road in Metal Township in Franklin County, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
William F. Laughlin, 64, of 13371 Upper Strasburg Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 7:30 p.m. accident by Franklin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth L. Peiffer, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Ted Reed.
The cause of death was blunt force multiple trauma, Reed said. There was no autopsy.
Police said Laughlin was driving a 1993 Ford pickup north when it ran off the road and struck several guardrail posts and cables. The truck went down a hillside and overturned, throwing Laughlin from the vehicle, police said.