Council Bluffs Man Dies While Working on Pickup
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police say a Council Bluffs man working on his pickup truck died after a fan blade from the engine broke loose and struck hit him in the neck.
The Daily Nonpareil says 50-year-old Roger Klein was working on his truck on Thursday. Police say he was apparently keeping the motor running with starter fluid and using the choke. When he bent over the engine, the fan blade dislodged and hit him, killing him almost instantly.
His wife came home and found him on the driveway next to the truck.
Authorities are trying to determine how the blade came loose.
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