RICHLAND COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Gary McQuillen, of Mansfield, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal freak accident at a Richland County McDonald’s.

McQuillen, 69, was killed in a freak accident at a Mansfield McDonald’s Wednesday afternoon.


According to reports, McQuillen was operating a Ford F-150 pickup truck while in the McDonald’s drive-thru on Trimble Road in Mansfield, when for unknown reasons, he exited the vehicle and was crushed between his vehicle and a pole around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Reports say, McQuillen may have dropped some coins outside of his pickup when he exited the vehicle and somehow became entrapped between his truck and a pole.

McQuillen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 124,475. Its county seat is Mansfield. The county was created in 1808 and later organized in 1813. It is named for the fertile soil found there – Wikipedia.