Man dragged by truck, injured
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
An elderly man was injured Tuesday morning when he was dragged by a pickup truck down a long steep dirt driveway as he was reportedly working on the vehicle. Reports from the scene were the victim was working near or under the truck when it started to drift back down the drive. His foot was caught on the truck dragging him the distance. When the truck reached the bottom of the driveway it made a sharp turn backing into a group of bushes and a large tree. The victim was treated at the scene by Lehighton paramedics and transported to an area hospital. State police at Lehighton are investigating the incident.