New Details Released on Fatal Incident at Truck Stop


November 6, 2023, 1:29 am , , ,

BY: ABQ RAW staff

POSTED: 11/05/2023 @ 6:34PM

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Albuquerque –

Around 9:30 AM, officers from the Albuquerque Police Department were dispatched in response to reports that a man had been struck by a semi-truck at the TA Truck Stop, which is situated at 2501 University Blvd. NE. The man died on scene.


APD released more information on what happened to the man who died at the truck stop through an e-mail:

The investigation determined that an employee at the truck stop told the drivers of two commercial trucks to move their trucks to different spots in the parking lot.

The first truck was parked alongside the driver’s side of the second truck as the driver began to move forward to leave the spot. The employee went to the driver’s side of second truck to tell him again to leave his spot. He was struck by the trailer of the first truck and fell under the trailer tires. The employee was dragged a short distance forward. The man died as a result of his wounds.

The e-mail did not say if charges are pending for any moving violations or criminal negligence.


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