Truck driver runover, killed by own 18-wheeler in Hoover parking lot


    The victim has been identified as 56-year-old Anthony Fidel Martin of Fayetteville, North Carolina.

    The preliminary investigation shows the victim was outside of the truck when it began to roll towards the store. He attempted to get back into the cab of the truck to stop it, but tripped or fell off of the running board. He was then caught underneath the truck, which rolled over him before hitting a shopping cart corral and stopping.

    No foul play is suspected, and the case remains under investigation.


    A truck driver is dead after being runover by his 18-wheeler Friday morning.

    The incident happened in the parking lot in front of the Home Depot on Hwy 280.

    Hoover Police say the incident happened around 5:30 a.m. and there are no signs of foul play.

    No further information is available at this time.

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