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Pedestrian fatally struck by dump truck on S. Post Oak Rd. in SW Houston

Friday, March 22, 2013
Witnesses say the man walked into the street in front of the dump truck

Witnesses say the man walked into the street in front of the dump truck

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Police are investigating after a man was killed in an accident involving a dump truck Thursday afternoon in southwest Houston.

Witnesses say the man walked out into the street in the path of a dump truck on South Post Oak Rd. at Willowbend at around 1:20pm. A bystander administered CPR and flagged down an ambulance to try to save the man.

Witnesses tell Eyewitness News the victim was homeless.

Police have identified the victim as Jerry Lee Letchford Bradshaw, 45, of Houston. He was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.

Police say there were no signs of intoxication on the driver of the dump truck and he was released. The investigation is continuing.
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