Sidney man dies after accident


By Sheryl Roadcap - sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com



Fort Loramie Rescue workers prepare to pull a 25-year-old Sidney man out from under a flatbed trailer hauling an excavator on the 8000 block of Cisco Road at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. The man was under the trailer when it started to roll, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the accident. CareFlight landed in a nearby field and transported the man to Miami Valley Hospital where he later died.

Fort Loramie Rescue workers prepare to pull a 25-year-old Sidney man out from under a flatbed trailer hauling an excavator on the 8000 block of Cisco Road at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. The man was under the trailer when it started to roll, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the accident. CareFlight landed in a nearby field and transported the man to Miami Valley Hospital where he later died.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

SIDNEY — A Sidney man died Tuesday afternoon after he was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital. He was fatally injured during an accident that occurred when he was trying to repair an air brake line on a trailer his semi was hauling.

According to Chief Deputy Jim Frye with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received the call to respond to the 8000 block of Cisco Road at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. He said it appeared the 25-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was attempting to fix an air leak on the brake line of the lowboy trailer, which was hauling a track hoe. While under the trailer, it and the semi began to roll backward and drug the man.

Fort Loramie Rescue and Fire responded to the scene and found the man alive. He later died at Miami Valley Hospital, where he was transported by CareFlight.

No further information is available at this time.

Fort Loramie Rescue workers prepare to pull a 25-year-old Sidney man out from under a flatbed trailer hauling an excavator on the 8000 block of Cisco Road at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. The man was under the trailer when it started to roll, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the accident. CareFlight landed in a nearby field and transported the man to Miami Valley Hospital where he later died.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/09/web1_SDN091620Accident.jpgFort Loramie Rescue workers prepare to pull a 25-year-old Sidney man out from under a flatbed trailer hauling an excavator on the 8000 block of Cisco Road at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. The man was under the trailer when it started to roll, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the accident. CareFlight landed in a nearby field and transported the man to Miami Valley Hospital where he later died. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

By Sheryl Roadcap

sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com

Reach the writer at 937-538-4823.

Reach the writer at 937-538-4823.