The Somerset police department says a car ran into the back of a log truck on Tuesday afternoon around 2:30 p.m.
The accident happened on exit 88-B on the Cumberland Parkway.
Police say the log truck slowed down on the ramp and was hit in the rear by the car.
The driver in the car was killed on impact.
Officials say the two people inside the log truck were not injured.
The name of the victim has not been released