Brookville, PA – Two out-of-state truck drivers got into a fight at the Flying J in Brookville, ending with one of them beating the other into unconsciousness and then taking his cell phone.

Last Thursday, May 18, a 62-year-old Massachusetts man started fighting with another long-haul truck driver from West Virginia in the parking lot of the Flying J truck stop.

The Massachusetts man beat the West Virginia man until he was unconscious, then took the man’s cell phone.

The victim was found, then taken to Penn Highlands Brookville before being transferred to Allegheny General Hospital. Police were able to identify the men with help from the trucking companies.

The Massachusetts driver is facing charges of aggravated assault, robbery, tampering with evidence, and other related offenses.


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