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Lakewood man dies from bus accident

Lakewood man dies from bus accident

(Lakewood) - A man who spent 5 days at Metrohealth Medical Center after falling under a bus, as passed away. Joseph Milan died from his injuries on Saturday.

Lakewood Police say it appears to be a horrible mishap.

The 46 year old Milan was late getting to a bus stop on Detroit Avenue early Monday June 10th, when he ran after the #26 RTA bus trying to get the driver's attention as the bus pulled away.

Lakewood investigators report Milan slipped and fell beneath the bus in the process and had his legs crushed when the bus drove over him.

Joseph Milan

Milan lost a substantial amount of blood. The case remains under investigation, although Lakewood Police Capt. Gary Sprague says it appears to be just an unfortunate accident.

RTA confirms that Lakewood Police are conducting the investigation, but the transit authority is working with them.

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