Large rock falls from truck, kills van driver

Khaled Majed Youssef, a 28-year-old Lebanese man, was crushed to death when a large rock fell from a nearby truck on to the van he was driving,

Lebanon’s National News Agency (NNA) reported on Saturday.

The accident happened near a Lebanese army checkpoint in Tyre. Some passengers in Youssef’s van were wounded.

The Lebanese Red Cross and the Civil Defense transported Youssef’s body to the nearby Lebanese Italian Hospital in Tyre , along with the injured passengers.

The Internal Security Forces is investigating the incident.