FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) – Authorities say a man was run over and killed by his own truck in the Alloy area of Fayette County.
State Police investigated the death of John Sodder, 66, of Fayetteville, WV on Monday, March 11, 2019.
Sodder was operating a 1977 Mack truck at around 11:30 a.m. on the grounds of the Alloy Metals Plant.
After he unloaded the truck, Troopers said he was driving away when his truck suddenly caught fire. That’s when investigators said Sodder jumped from the moving vehicle which then traveled over him.
Mr. Sodder was taken to Montgomery General Hospital. He was later declared dead.