Man in Critical Condition, Another Arrested After Late Night Incident on Dallas Pike


 A Pennsylvania man is fighting for his life after falling from a tractor trailer in Ohio County. 

Police said the incident unfolded when 21-year-old Darren Decker was thrown out of Jill’s Lounge in Dallas Pike. Decker was driving up and down the road in front of the business when police were alerted.

Before police arrived to the scene, Decker went left of center and hit a tractor trailer. Police said Decker’s passenger, Steven Barchetti, jumped onto the truck, jerked open the door and began punching the driver in the head. 

Barchetti fell off the truck and hit his head. He is in the hospital in critical condition.

Decker is facing an aggravated DUI charge, and a possession of marijuana charge.

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