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Fort Worth man dies after being wedged between wall and RV

A Fort Worth man died from accidental asphyxiation Saturday afternoon on the city's west side, officials said.

Johnny Ragan, 58, was identified by the Tarrant County medical examiner's office.

He was pronounced dead at 4:52 p.m. Saturday in a storage building in the 7000 block of Albert Avenue, the medical examiner's report stated.

Homicide Detective B.C. Johnson said Ragan appears to have died after becoming trapped between a slide-out of the trailer and a wall of the facility that it was being stored in.

“In the preliminary investigation we’ve done, there are indications that it may be an accident,” Johnson said.

A family member discovered Ragan’s body shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday after becoming concerned about his absence, Johnson said.

The medical examiner report stated that the cause of death was "traumatic asphyxiation," due to "entrapment between a wall and recreational vehicle."

The neighborhood is southwest of the intersection of West Camp Bowie Boulevard, also called U.S. 80, and Texas 183. The area also is west of the traffic circle at Texas 183 and U.S. 377.

The location is about two miles west of the address listed as Ragan's home in the medical examiner's report.

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