Man struck and killed by a dump truck on San Antonio’s south side

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A 72 year old man is dead following a workplace accident on the south side.

The man had started a dump truck at 1514 West Hutchins Place just before 6 this morning and was letting it idle.

But as he walked to to his personal vehicle, the dump truck jumped into gear and took off towards the man.

He wasn’t able to get out of the way and was pinned between the dump truck and his personal vehicle.

The dump truck continued pushing forward until it plowed into another dump truck.

The man was discovered by co-workers as they arrived for work. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

 

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