Man dies when run over at Iowa 80 truck stop

Posted on: 8:55 am, August 12, 2013, by , updated on: 02:34pm, August 12, 2013

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A Kentucky man died when he was apparently run over in the parking lot of a truck stop in Walcott, Iowa.

Emergency crews were called to investigate a report of a man down in the parking lot of the Iowa 80 truck stop just before 6:30 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2013. They arrived to find the body of 29-year-old Leo Cox, from Barbourville, Kentucky.

Police said Cox was between a semi tractor and trailer when the semi pulled forward and ran over him.  He died of his injuries.

The semi driver, another man from Kentucky, was not charged.

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