Cozell Taylor Jr Killed in Accident at South Wayside Dr in Harris County, TX

November 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Cozell Taylor Jr
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

S Wayside Dr, Houston, Harris County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Harris County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Garbage Truck
South Wayside Dr
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Individual was struck by a garbage truck

What Happened

Harris County Sheriff's Office authorities are investigating a crash at South Wayside Dr in Harris County, TX on November 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Investigators believe 43-year-old Cozell Taylor Jr was operating a garbage truck at the time and exited the vehicle. Upon exiting, it is suspected the vehicle may not have been put into park before it rolled forward, striking Taylor and pinning him between a nearby fence and dumpster.  The incident caused Taylor to suffer fatal injuries, reports say. Authorities did not have any additional information.

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