Truck driver dies after getting pinned between semi and pickup

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Semi driver dies from injuries after being pinned between his truck and a pickup in the TA Truckstop in Florence 10-18-19. Semi rolled forward as the man was walking in front of it.

FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A truck driver died Friday afternoon after getting pinned between his own semi and a pickup truck in a truck stop parking lot, according to Florence Police.

Investigators say the victim, whose name wasn’t immediately released, was walking in front of his semi at the TA Truckstop on Burlington Pike, when it rolled forward, pinning him against a pickup truck that was parked directly in front of the semi.

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Police say after the man was freed, he was airlifted to UC Hospital in Cincinnati, where he was pronounced dead.

The Florence Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the accident.