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Man falls out of truck with furniture in Newport News, dies from injuries

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — On Sunday, March 17 at 10:52 a.m., Newport News police were sent to the intersection of Warwick Boulevard and Woodhaven Road for an accident with injuries.

It was reported to police that someone had fallen out of a moving vehicle.

When police arrived, a witness told them she saw a small, black truck in front of her driving south on Warwick Boulevard with furniture in the back. While driving several couches and a man fell out of the truck on the street in front of her.

The truck continued to drive without stopping and the woman had to slam on her brakes to avoid hitting the victim.

The victim, identified as 31-year-old Robert Banfiel, was taken to the hospital in life-threatening condition suffering from injuries to his head, face, arms and legs.

Police reported that Ban...

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