Man Killed When He Falls Off Vehicle Hood

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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October 7, 2013

A man was killed Sunday when he fell off a vehicle hood and the vehicle ran over him. The accident happened near the Ellis County line, north of Hays.

The Ellis County Sheriff's Department said Roland Rummel, 23, was riding in the vehicle when he jumped out and then climbed back on the hood. The driver hit the brakes causing Rummel to fall off. The vehicle continued to roll, running over Rummel. Rummel was taken to a Hays hospital where he died from his injuries.

The driver, Austin Fox, 25, was arrested for DUI and transportation of an open container of alcohol.

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