Bridgeport truck driver dead in rollover crash on NY thruway

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SUFFERN, N.Y.  — Police say a truck driver is dead after he lost control of his tractor-trailer on the New York State Thruway and hit a guard rail.

The accident happened just after 11:30 p.m. Friday in Suffern.

State police say 59-year-old John Rivera, of Bridgeport, was driving a tractor-trailer southbound when he lost control, hit a guard rail and rolled over.

Rivera was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.