Freak Accident Kills Trucker

By: Chay Lee
By: Chay Lee

A freak accident has killed a trucker in Harrisonburg.

Harrisonburg Police and Fire answered a call this morning to the Auto Outlet on South Main Street.

Robert Ratcliffe of Fredricksburg was found pinned in the door of a truck he was transporting. Police say it appears the truck shifted forward, hit a beam, and pinned the victim in the driver's side door crushing him.

Police are still investigating.

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