LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Pennsylvania man speaks out after seeing a body in the middle of the road.

“It was weird at first.” Jerry Bradley said. “At first it was weird because nobody was talking and I looked around to see if there are any cameras…everybody was just driving around it no one was stopping.”

A body, on a rolling gurney, fell out of a coroner's truck and into the middle of a busy intersection as dozens of cars drove by.

Officials say a rear door of the pickup had a mechanical malfunction during the transport.

Bradley jumped out of his car to help the driver get the body back in the truck.

"Then it started to sink in what it really was.” Bradley recounted, “I walked up to the stretcher and saw it was a body bag covered in a sheet then I thought it was no joke."

Officials say the body was that of a young woman who died from a drug overdose.

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