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A 78-year old Lake County man is dead after his truck accidently ran over him.


Michigan State Police say the incident happened Monday on M-37 near Denmark Street, that’s where James Merbs of Baldwin appeared to be having engine problems, and was standing by his truck with the hood open.


Troopers say his truck then rolled forward over him.


Merbs later died from his injuries at Spectrum Health in Reed City.

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