Burnettsville, IN Truck Bed Falls, Kills 54 year-old, Nov 1982
BURNETTSVILLE--- A 54 year old man was killed Friday while working on a farm truck.
MYRON R. SUITER, Rt. 1, Burnettsville, died at approximately 4:30 P.M. Friday.
Police said the bed of the 1963 truck was up and Suiter was working under it. The hydraulic hoist holding the bed failed, causing the bed to fall on Suiter.
Suiter was found pinned between the bed and the frame of the truck by a friend. Carrol County Deputy Coroner J.D. CREE said Suiter died of Asphyxiation. The Suiter residence is located 1 mile east of Lockport on Tow Path Road. Investigating at the scene were Carroll officer DENNIS RANDLE, State Troopers JAY KISTLER, DICK ROTH and RANDY PRYOR, Cass Sheriff GENE POWLEN and officer DAVE HOUSER.