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Sunday, October 2, 2022

Truck Driver Killed Working On His Truck


Durham police say a man is dead after he was run over and dragged by a transport truck in Pickering.

They say the man ran into some mechanical trouble on Sunday night, so he stopped on Alliance Road near Bayly Street and Brock Road.

Officers say the man was working underneath the truck when one of the owners of the company got in and moved it, not knowing he was there. The man was dragged and killed.

His name has not been released, but police say he’s a 55-year-old man from Pickering.

The man who moved the truck, a 22-year-old from Markham, stayed at the scene.

Anyone with information can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5256 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).