Our condolences to the family and acquaintances of 67-year-old Julian Baugh who died on Oct. 29 from injuries sustained when his driverless truck ran over him. Here’s the story from The Gwinnett Daily Post:
BUFORD — A tow truck driver was killed Friday afternoon when he was run over by his vehicle, Gwinnett County police said.
The incident happened about 12:40 p.m. on the 2000 block of Amber Creek Drive in Buford, according to a news release.
A preliminary investigation revealed Lula resident Julian Baugh, 67, failed to activate the emergency brake before he got out of the tow truck, the news release stated. After the vehicle rolled forward, Baugh fell and was struck by the truck while he tried to press the brake pedal with his hand.
Baugh died at the scene as the result of his injuries, police said.
Police are continuing their investigation.
Posted by Cyndi Kight, Associate Editor of Towing and Recovery Footnotes