Man dies after riding on mattress in back of truck, troopers say

Crash remains under investigation


SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A man died after the mattress he was riding on in the back of a pickup truck went airborne, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers say Paul Ginther Jr., 51, was thrown from the Ford pickup truck Sunday along Osceola Road and Osceola Fish Camp Road in Geneva.

According to investigators, he died at the hospital.

Troopers say the crash remains under investigation.

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