Updated 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.
A 54-year-old man who was standing outside his tractor trailer was struck and killed Thursday morning off Ruppsville Road in Upper Macungie, the Lehigh County Coroner's office said.
Richard James, of 675 N. Ridge Road, Reinholds, was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Wendy Brantley.
According to the coroner's office, James was standing outside his tractor trailer in the 7500 block of Morris Court when it was hit by another tractor trailer, subsequently striking him.
The cause and manner of death is pending an autopsy on Friday.
The coroner's office and the Berks Lehigh Regional Police are investigating.
The accident happened shortly after 6 a.m.