Man pinned under truck’s wheels dies

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NEW HAVEN, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana police say a 50-year-old man died after he became pinned beneath the back wheels of a large truck.

New Haven police say they’re still investigating how Todd Fritcha of New Haven became trapped Friday morning under the trucks’ wheels about 400 yards off of Lincoln Highway East.

The News-Sentinel reports that the Allen County coroner’s office has ruled that Fritch died from blunt force trauma, with the manner of death an accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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