Trucker killed by own truck while making repairs


A truck driver died Wednesday, July 31 in Tacoma, Washington while making repairs to his truck.

According to a Facebook post by a Washington State Patrol Trooper, the driver pulled over on the shoulder of northbound  Interstate 5 near Pacific Avenue to make repairs. He is said to have been under the truck when it rolled over him.

He died at the scene.

The driver was not identified. Police continue their investigation.