Sunday, April 27, 2014

Florida Man Falls Out Of Pickup Truck Bed, Dies

MIMS, Florida -- A Seminole County man has died after falling out of a pickup truck bed that was traveling in Brevard County, Florida.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Michael Tye Glatz of Mims, Florida was driving a 2001 Dodge pickup truck eastbound on State Road 46 near I-95.

The pickup truck had five passengers in addition to the driver: Zachary Austin Crist, 23, Taylor Brock, 23,  a 1-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl, all of Mims, Florida.  Another passenger, 24-year-old Bobby Mac Harris was from Casselberry, Florida.

According to FHP, Harris was sitting in the bed of the pickup truck.  When Harris stood up to adjust his seating position, he fell from the pickup truck and onto State Road 46.  Harris was pronounce deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.