One Woman Dead After She Attempted to Grab Onto Pickup and Slipped
[Today, at approximately 5:50 p.m.,] Mr. [Todd] Tucker [age 53 of Bayside] was driving his Dodge pickup in a private driveway at a slow rate of speed. The female pedestrian [age 50 also of Bayside] ran up from behind the pickup and attempted to grab onto its left side. As she did so, she slipped and was run over by the left rear tire of the pickup. She was transported from the scene by ambulance to Mad River Community Hospital. She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. Her identity will be released following notification to her next of kin.
Alcohol or drugs were not a factor on the part of Mr. Tucker. The female pedestrian’s level of alcohol or drug impairment is under investigation.