Truck Strikes Man in Tioga County
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file][/caption]A man was seriously hurt when he was hit by a tractor-trailer waiting to enter a Tioga County business.
Authorities say 52-year-old Todd Fox sustained punctured lungs, fractured ribs and internal injuries when he was hit by a truck on Recycle Drive in the town of Owego.
According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, Fox was checking a parked tractor-trailer just after 10:30 Tuesday morning.
A tractor-trailer that had been parked in a line to a weigh station rolled into Fox.
Investigators say the driver, 60-year-old David Wieck of Fort Plain, was charged with failing to use due care.