Driver Killed After His Own Truck Ran Him Over

The truck appeared to have knocked down the driver, killing him on the side of the road.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2012  |  Updated 2:16 PM PDT
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Driver Killed After His Own Truck Ran Him Over

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Man left the drivers seat of the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 truck while it was still in gear.

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A 68-year-old Nicasio man was pronounced dead Friday evening when the truck he had been driving appeared to have knocked him down, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP received reports just before 7:10 p.m. of a pick-up truck blocking Old Rancheria Road about a mile east of Nicasio Valley Road with a possibly deceased person on the side of the road, CHP officials said.

Investigators found a man who appeared to have left the drivers seat of the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 truck while it was still in gear. The truck then appeared to have knocked down the driver, causing fatal injuries.

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