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Pedestrian killed after being struck by garbage truck in Cypress

A 64-year-old man was killed after being struck by a garbage truck in Cypress, officials said.
A 64-year-old man was killed after being struck by a garbage truck in Cypress, officials said. (KPRC)

CYPRESS – A 64-year-old man was killed after being struck by a garbage truck in Cypress, officials said.

Officials responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian near 10800 White Oak Point after 4:30 p.m. Saturday, according to Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The man was found dead at the scene, investigators said.

Officials said the driver may have been engaged in an argument just prior to the pedestrian’s death. The victim was attempting to stop the truck to throw some garbage inside, investigators said.

The driver is cooperating with investigators. Officials said it is not clear if the crash was intentional or a tragic accident. The garbage truck had a crew of three.

Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the crash.

No charges have been filed.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.


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