Man Falls from Moving Vehicle, Dies -- Driver Arrested PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 June 2011 09:14

A man who fell out of a moving pickup on Dike Rd. southeast of Scappoose died June 11. The incident occurred at approximately 6:12 p.m. The driver of the pickup has been arrested on charges of Criminally Negligent Homicide and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.

First responders arriving at the scene found Alex Montoya, 38, Longview lying in the road unconscious. Attempts to revive Montoya were unsuccessful.

Nicholas Kay, 26, Vancouver was driving southbound in a white Ford pickup near the address of 50960 Dike Rd. when Montoya, a passenger in the bed of the pickup fell out and hit the paved roadway surface.

Scappoose Rural Fired District paramedics responded to the scene but were unable to revive the man.
Deputies were assisted in the investigation with the help of the Scappoose Police Department and the Oregon State Police.