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Man Falls from Bed of Pickup Truck, Gets Run Over by Another Vehicle

Posted at 7:14 AM, Jul 22, 2013

generic sheriff’s department pictureSILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 23-year-old man was flown to the hospital over the weekend, after he fell from the bed of a moving pickup truck and was hit by a car.

It happened on July 20 on Downey Street in Silver Creek Township.  According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, 23-year-old Kevin Northrop of Decatur was riding in the bed of a pickup truck when he fell out, and was run over by another vehicle.  Northrop was airlifted to South Bend Memorial for treatment of his injuries.  His condition was not immediately known.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in this crash.