POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1615 South Loop West

December 18, 2017 - A man critically injured in a crash that occurred at 1615 South Loop West service road at 2:40 a.m. on December 7 has died from his injuries.

The victim, Carl Lockhart, 57, was pronounced dead at an area hospital on Saturday (Dec. 16).

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant R. Klementich and Officer G. Anderson reported:

Mr. Lockhart had trespassed onto private property at the above address and was sleeping underneath a parked semi-tractor and trailer.  The driver of the tractor-trailer began to pull away from the loading dock and was unaware of Lockhart lying beneath his vehicle.  The driver's coworker heard Lockhart yelling and alerted the driver, who stopped.  Lockhart was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

JKS/JFC 12-18-17
Inc. #153310117-C

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