Garbage Truck Driver Runs Over Trash Collector: Cops

No charges have been filed at this time.

Monday, Jan 9, 2012  |  Updated 2:24 PM EDT
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Garbage Truck Driver Runs Over Trash Collector: Cops

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Police in Newark are investigating the death of a 38-year-old trash collector they say was run over by the driver of the garbage truck he was trying to climb back on.

Authorities say Teeshon Small, an employee of waste collection company Ace Environmental, was struck and killed while attempting to get on the back of the truck driven by 30-year-old Jamal Walker.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No charges have been filed at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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