Man hospitalized following accident at Hudsonville Community Fair

Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
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HUDSONVILLE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - One person has been taken to a hospital after being run over by a truck at the Hudsonville Community Fair Thursday.

Fair officials say the person was run over at the mud runs, while in the pits.

Ottawa County deputies identified the victim as 22-year-old James Silva.

The driver was identified as 20-year-old Rodney Silva.

Deputies say Rodney was attempting to start the truck in the pits when it lurched forward, striking James who was standing in front of it.

James was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance, and is currently listed in serious condition.

Newschannel 3 is working to get more information.

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