Man Dead After Falling Out of Truck Bed in Mason Co.

Mason County Police are investigating after a man riding in the bed of a pick-up truck fell out and died.

Mason County Police say the truck was driving on Young Road in Branch Township just before 7 Sunday evening.

There were several people in the bed of the truck.

The driver says his sandal got stuck on the pedal, causing a passenger from Crystal to fall out and hit his head.

The man died at the scene.

Investigating officers say speed appears to have played a role, alcohol did not.