According to Kansas City Police, the fatal accident happened when the worker tried to jump into a truck that had slipped out of gear and had begun to roll down the street. The truck hit a curb, throwing the worker from the vehicle. He suffered critical injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he passed away.
The victim has been identified as 27 year-old Fredrick D. Simmons.
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