Worker killed while picking up trash

July 22, 2008 9:49:44 AM PDT
A Texas Department of Transportation worker was killed in a car wreck in southeast Houston.Shortly before 8:30am, emergency crews were called to the scene of a wreck along the southbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway near Edgebrook. A TxDOT worker had been picking up trash when an Impala swerved to missed a box in the road and hit a Dodge pickup. Both vehicles spun out and hit the worker, killing him.

There's no word on whether anyone will receive a citation for the accident. The victim's name has not been released.

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