According to WSMI Radio, a truck driver was run over by the truck he was driving Sunday morning near Litchfield, Illinois.
The truck driver has been identified as John Yarian, of Apache Junction, Arizona.
The accident happened, according to Illinois State Police, when Yarian pulled his truck off the interstate to check a mechanical problem. The accident’s cause was reported to be that the truck was not completely put into “Park,” and subsequently the truck rolled over Yarian.
According to the Montgomery County Coroner’s office, Yarian was pronounced dead at the scene.
Additional details can be seen in the WSMI Radio article of September 5 titled “Arizona Man Run Over By Truck Near Litchfield.”
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