Police say a Council Bluffs man working on his pickup died Thursday after a fan blade from the engine broke loose and struck hit him in the neck.
Fifty-year-old Roger Klein was apparently keeping the motor running with starter fluid and using the choke. When he bent over the engine, the fan blade dislodged and hit him, killing him almost instantly.
His wife came home and found him in the driveway next to the truck. Authorities are trying to determine how the blade came loose.