Tree worker dies after being struck by a flatbed truck that backed into him

Richmond, VA – 59-year-old Langley T. Mellor died after he was struck by a flatbed truck that backed into him.

The accident happened in North Chesterfield at about 1:53 PM. Police said a dual-axle International flatbed truck, which was pulling a loaded dual-axle trailer, backed into and over Mellor who was walking behind the trailer.

Mellor was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Mellor and the driver of the truck were employed by the same company, which owns the truck involved in the crash.

For more information; https://wtvr.com/2019/10/18/police-identify-tree-worker-killed-after-flatbed-truck-backed-into-him/

https://www.nbc12.com/2019/10/17/pedestrian-fighting-life-following-crash-chesterfield/

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