Fatal Traffic Accident at 775 Gellhorn

January 19, 2010 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic accident at 775 Gellhorn about 6:05 a.m. on Saturday (Jan. 16).

The victim, Todd Wesley Maslen, 40, of Arkansas was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Morgan and Officer D. Harwell reported:

Mr. Maslen was standing behind his trailer in a parking area for box trailers behind the Anheuser Busch Plant, possibly loading or unloading something from the trailer, which wasn’t hitched to a tractor. At some point, another trailer, hitched to a red Freightliner tractor, backed into him. The driver of the unknown tractor-trailer left the scene. The investigation is continuing.

Investigators urge anyone with information in this accident to contact the HPD Hit and Run Detail at 713-247-4065.


JKS/JFC 1-19-10
Inc #007205510

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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