PSP from Girard were called to the scene around 9:20 tonight.
They have identified the victim as 50 year old Mohammed Elkady of Meadville.
Reports from the scene indicate the vehicle is a van and appeared to have gone over the embankment.
State police tell us one lane of I-79 southbound remains closed at this hour near the 169 mile marker, again, that's just north of the Edinboro exit.
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