Truck falls on top of Fayette County man

DANESE, W.Va. — A Fayette County man was killed Tuesday afternoon when the truck he was working on collapsed on top of him.

Sheriff Steve Kessler said Loran Jones, 66, of Danese had the truck up on blocks when the jacks shifted and pinned him underneath. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The initial investigation indicates that this was just a tragic accident,” said Sheriff Kessler. “This accident does not appear to be drug or alcohol related and there is no indication of foul play at this time.”

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