Henderson County – Truck Accident on Indianola Road
Posted on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 8:03 am
A 62-year-old New Boston man died after getting ran over by a dump truck on Indianola Road in Henderson County, Monday morning.
Just after 9:00 a.m., DPS officials received a notification of a crash that took place on Indianola Road, just 5.3 miles southeast of the city of Chandler. A preliminary investigation shows that a 2004 Freightliner truck, a trash service vehicle, was backing up when a passenger on the back of the truck fell and got ran over by the truck. The passenger, identified as Willie Carl Williams Jr., 62, of New Boston, sustained serious injuries and was immediately sent to UT Health for medical treatment. Unfortunately, he later died and was pronounced deceased by Judge Andy Dunklin.
The driver of the truck was identified as William Cedric Veasey, 53, of Tyler. He was not hurt.
It is unclear if the driver will face charges.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the XXX Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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