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Protester Who Surrounded FedEx Truck Struck and Killed


According to multiple St. Louis news sources, a protester was killed early this morning after being dragged by a FedEx truck.

The incident occurred near downtown St. Louis. Police say that the truck driver was forced to exit I-70 because of protesters. After the driver exited the interstate, the driver was forced to stop the truck due to protesters on that road.

A bystander caught video of the protesters and posted the video to social media. The video shows protesters blocking the road. On the video, you can see the protesters surrounding the FedEx truck. As the truck came to a stop, one of the protesters jumped on the side of the truck and pointed a gun at the truck driver. The other protesters began banging on the truck.

Protesters opened the trailer and began stealing packages.

Fearful for his life, the truck driver began blowing his horn and drove away from the scene.

On the video, protesters can be heard shouting, “back the truck up” and “someone’s under the truck.”

A protester who had been staring between the truck’s trailers was dragged by the truck and pulled under the trailer tire.

The man was taken to a St. Louis hospital where he died of his injuries.

The identify of the driver and the man have not been released.

Updated with new information from St. Louis police.

Posted by KMOV on Saturday, May 30, 2020

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