The Edwadsville Intelligencer 14 June 1955
. must case Ohio Man Critically As Load Falls on Him CINCINNATI, Ohio (UP) - elderly man sunning himself on bench at the Cincinnati zoo was buried beneath more than seven tons of hot blacktop Tuesday a runaway truck overturned. " The victim was identified personal papers as Fred Frideger, 85, of Wapakoneta, Ohio. He in critical condition from burns over his entire body, a compound leg fracture and shock. Joseph D. Clark, the truck driver, driver, told police his brakes failed and he swerved off the street the wide zoo sidewalk entrance in an attempt to miss other and people.