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EPD: Man dies after being pinned under truck gate

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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - An Evansville man was killed Monday after being trapped by the gate of a dump truck.

Rescue crews were called to a home in the 1700 block of Marie Avenue around 10:00 AM. 

Vanderburgh County Coroner Annie Groves tells us the victim was 26- year-old Joseph Baumgart.  Groves says Baumgart died after being trapped between the bed and frame of the truck. 

The cause of the accident is not known at this time.

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