Truck Driver DOA
Feb 13, 2013
approximately 12:33pm this date, the Liberty County Sheriff's Department responded
to a call at the Fitzpac Grocery parking lot located at Hwy. 105 and Hwy. 146
in mid-Liberty County regarding a truck driver who was found slumped over
the steering wheel of the "box truck" he was driving.
Investigator Brian Bortz talked to the witness who found the
driver and attempted to assist him by stepping up into the truck
which was still running and in gear. Medical assistance was summoned to the
scene but the truck driver was deceased upon their arrival.
preliminary investigation indicates the driver may have had existing medical
issues as items of a medical nature were found in the cab of the truck. At this
early stage of the investigation, it appears the driver passed away from
Sheriff's Department is continuing the investigation at this time. No name is
being released pending notification of the family.
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