Archive for Saturday, June 19, 1999


June 19, 1999


— An Edwardsville man was killed Friday afternoon when the dump truck he was driving rolled.

George Green Jr., 65, was pronounced dead at 2:40 p.m. Friday at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was flown by Life Net helicopter to the hospital after he was ejected from the truck he was driving.

Green was heading west on 175th Street about two miles east of the Douglas County line and 10 miles south of K-10 Highway at around 2:05 p.m. Somehow the R & R Trucking dump truck he was driving rolled, and Green was ejected.

Lt. R. Humerickhouse with the Johnson County sheriff's department said that the accident was still under investigation.

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