New Vienna man killed in accident at Greenville business


GREENVILLE — A truck driver is dead following an accident at a Greenville, Ohio, business.

Shawn P. Davis, 44, of New Vienna, Ohio, was killed as a result of injuries suffered at Beauty Systems Group, 5805 Jaysville-St. Johns Road.

At 7:46 a.m. on June 20, Greenville Police officers, the Greenville Fire Department, Greenville Township Rescue, and CareFlight were dispatched to the business on a report that a subject had been hit and pinned by a truck. After being stabilized, Davis was flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

During the investigation, it was discovered that Davis was partially outside of the cab of his truck when he struck a docked trailer, causing the jack to collapse, allowing the trailer to fall and pin him between his truck door and the cab.

The incident will continue to be investigated by multiple agences. Greenville Police Department Chief Dennis L. Butts wishes to extend his department’s condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Davis.

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