Man Run Over By Semi While Making Repairs

Investigators say that a truck driver’s death at the Walmart Distribution Center in Harrisonville, Missouri, was the result of a tragic accident.

On January 16, 68-year-old truck driver Joe Rogers was working on his truck’s landing gear when the trailer rolled backwards unexpectedly, creating what police said was a “pinch point” between the truck and the trailer.

Harrisonville police called the incident “an all-around tragic accident is what this is.” Foul play is not suspected in Rogers’ death.

Rogers drove for Swift Transportation.and was a Kansas resident.

The Democrat-Missourian

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