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1 dead in traffic accident near Trafford

By Gary Lloyd

TRAFFORD — One person is dead after a single-vehicle accident in the Trafford area.

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies responded at about 1 p.m. Tuesday to the 3300 block of Smith Mill Road in northern Jefferson County to investigate the accident.

They arrived to find the 53-year-old male driver dead on the scene. He had been the only person in the truck.

The investigation indicates that the driver of the 1998 Ford pickup truck lost control of the vehicle in a curve. The truck left the road and struck a tree.

The identity of the driver is being withheld pending notification of family.

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