Mechanic run over by truck at Weyker Trucking
A mechanic at Weyker Trucking was struck by a truck on the property in Ozaukee County around 3:30 PM on September 8.
Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2721 STH 33 in the Town of Saukville.
Thomas Jaffke of Fredonia, was a mechanic working on the exhaust pipe of a manual transmission 2000 Ford Dually pick-up truck when the truck was accidentally placed into gear. The truck ran over Jaffke’s with its passenger side rear set of tires.
Newburg Fire Department and Port Washington Rescue Paramedics arrived on scene and treated Jaffke for serious injuries he sustained from the accident. He was transported to Aurora Medical Center in Grafton and further transported via Flight for Life to Froedert Hospital in Milwaukee.