Man arrested after wife's boyfriend fatally hit by truck in love triangle fight

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - A man is dead after being ambushed by his girlfriend's husband inside a minivan, and then struck by a pickup truck after being left on the side of a New Smyrna Beach road, authorities said.
 
Police said 38-year-old Darrell Fitzwater Jr. and 52-year-old Donna Lynam were riding in the van early Thursday. They said Lynam's husband, 55-year-old Donald Kurt Lynam, had been hiding in the back of the van and began fighting with Fitzwater.
 
According to reports, Fitzwater stopped the van and the fight continued on the side of the road. Donald Lynam pushed his wife back into the van and drove away. A pickup truck struck and killed Fitzwater.
 
Donald Lynam is in jail on charges of battery, false imprisonment and tampering with a witness.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.