State Police: Red Lion man killed after being run over by his own pickup truck

RED LION BOROUGH, YORK COUNTY, Pa.–A 73-year-old man died Wednesday morning  after authorities say he was run over by his own pickup truck in York County.

The York County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Frank Pantano, of the first block of Vista Drive in Red Lion.

The death was ruled an accident, the County Coroner said.

It happened shortly before 11 a.m. along the 100 block of Householder Avenue in Red Lion Borough. Pennsylvania State Police say Pantano had been operating a pickup truck in which the bed was filled with concrete powder.  The man attempted to put the truck in park and got out of the vehicle. That’s when the truck began to move forward and he was run over as he attempted to stop the truck, according to state police reports.

Investigators say there was no mechanical malfunction with the truck.