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Dade City Man Killed Attempting To Attach Tow Chain To Two Pickup Trucks

A 74-year-old Dade City man was killed attempting to hook a tow chain to a pickup truck on Thursday.

DADE CITY, Fla. – A 74-year-old Dade City man was killed attempting to hook a tow chain to a pickup truck on Thursday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a pickup truck was stopped directly in front of another pickup truck in the driveway of 30630 St. Joe Road in Dade City.

The Dade City man was outside of one of the pickup trucks attaching a tow chain between the two vehicles.

The driver in the pickup truck started to move forward to tighten the tow chain causing the truck to move forward and drive over the Dade City man, who suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

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