Man killed after falling from trash truck in Jeff Co

Kansas Highway Patrol

(KNZA)--A man was killed Wednesday afternoon after falling from a trash truck in Jefferson County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the truck was northbound on Saratoga Drive in McClouth, and was negotiating a curve when 34-year-old Patrick Jones, of Perry, Georgia, fell from the rear passenger side of the truck.

The Patrol said Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. He was transported to the Barnett Family Funeral Home, in Oskaloosa.

The truck driver, 22-year-old Griffin Oxley, of Lawrence, and another passenger were not hurt.

The accident was reported shortly after 3:20 Wednesday afternoon.

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