Posted on Jun 7, 2011 4:00pm PDT
A man in Asheville lost his life last week while working at the Institution Food House.
According to police reports, 49-year-old Jerry Whitman was working near the loading dock at IFH when a tractor-trailer carrying Pepsi products, in reverse, struck him. Although emergency personnel quickly arrived on the scene, Whitman was pronounced dead on the loading dock.
At this time, the Asheville police traffic safety unit is completing their investigation of the fatal truck accident. They are utilizing surveillance video from the loading dock area to complete their reports. The driver's name has yet to be released to the public.
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