Pinellas Park man falls off truck, dies in Sumter
A 32-year-old man died this morning when he fell off of a vehicle and hit the road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. About 3 a.m. today, Jessica McCall, 32, of Pinellas Park, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban east on SW 121st Avenue, west of SW 50th Boulevard, with two people riding on the outside of the vehicle, troopers said. One of the passengers, Brian Bodlak, 32, Pinellas Park, fell off and onto the dirt road, FHP said. He died at the scene. FHP had no other details and said charges are pending.
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