Man Dies After Being Run Over By Truck He Tried To Jump Start On Volusia Border

By on November 22, 2017 in WNDB News

Astor, FL – A man was killed in Astor, on the border of Volusia County, after he was hit by his pickup truck he was originally driving when the truck stalled and then began to move in reverse after the man exited the vehicle.

25-year-old Jase Kanger, of Halifax, Georgia, was with his wife, 25-year-old Kelsi Kanger, in a driveway at 1963 Camp South Moon Rd. in Astor at around 7:20 PM on Tuesday. His wife was in the passenger’s seat of the vehicle, a Dodge pickup truck, according to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reports.

Jase Kanger had gotten out of his truck after it had stalled while it was placed in reverse. He exited the truck and tried to jump-start it. According to FHP, the truck was still in reverse as it started to back up. As the truck moved backward, the front left tire truck ran over the man. His wife was able to stop the vehicle, but the man had to be airlifted to the hospital.

Jase Kanger died at the hospital from his injuries, according to FHP. The incident is still under investigation.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.

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