Man Killed in Accident at South Wayside Dr in Harris County, TX

November 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
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 2:40 p.m. According to investigators, a 44-year-old man was found unresponsive at the scene. Police believe the man was operating a garbage truck and exited the vehicle. Upon exiting, it is suspected the vehicle may not have been put into park before it rolled forward, striking the man and pinning him between a nearby fence and dumpster. Authorities did not have any additional information.

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