Utility Worker Killed in Late-Night Crash
According to news reports, the worker was raising power lines at the time of the accident.
April 1, 2019 – 10:45 pm: A utility worker was killed in an accident that took place while raising power lines in southeast Houston. The man was reportedly standing in the middle of the street and struck by a southbound driver.
The accident happened near the intersection of Galveston Road and Clear Lake City Boulevard. The worker was raising power lines to make way for an oversized load of cargo at the time of the accident. The driver who hit him reports being unable to see the worker before hitting him.
The driver who hit the man showed no signs of intoxication, and no charges have been filed at this time. Police do not comment on whether charges are likely to be filed in connection with the accident.
The identity of the worker who was killed in the accident has not been made public at this time. The name of the driver has not been made available to the public either.
Investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time, and more information will be made available as it comes to light.