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Indian American man dies after being run over by truck

IANS  |  New Jersey 

A 30-year-old Indian American man has died here after getting run over by a when he allegedly tried to under the vehicle trying to take a short cut.

Neal Patel, a resident of Princeton, New Jersey, succumbed to his injuries at the in on Saturday. The incident happened last Tuesday, a community newspaper reported.

According to the police, Patel and his friend were leaving in and headed to local motel Global Inn, across Route 1, when Patel apparently tried to scoot under a parked in order to take a shortcut, while his friend walked around the big vehicle, said.

The driver, unaware of a man crawling under his vehicle, suddenly started his vehicle and drove away. Patel was dragged for 10 feet and run over by the tyres of the big vehicle. His friend was uninjured.

The does not face any charges in connection with the accident, according to the report.



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 15:48 IST