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Truck pops into reverse, runs over Quincy man doing repairs on it

Posted: Jul. 29, 2014 10:30 am Updated: Aug. 12, 2014 11:15 am

A Quincy man was injured when a borrowed truck he was working on ran over him at 10:30 a.m. Friday on the parking lot at 1132 Broadway.

Adam T. Hill, 33, of 16001/2 State, told police he was underneath a 1989 Dodge Dakota truck working on gearshift linkage when it popped into reverse gear and ran over his chest and shoulder. He initially declined treatment by ambulance personnel, but he was later taken by a Quincy police officer to Blessing Hospital when he said he was experiencing more pain.

There was a witness to the accident, and there were marks on Hill's clothing indicating he was run over by the truck.

The truck, which is registered in Tennessee, is owned by Hill's roommate, Michael G. Johnson, who verified that the truck had problems with the gearshift linkage.

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