HOUSTON – A USPS mail carrier was tragically killed Saturday when a 2011 Ford Expedition, linked to a stolen vehicle report, clipped a USPS truck on Julia Street.
According to Houston Police Department (HPD) reports, the mail carrier was thrown from the overturning truck, was pronounced dead en route to the hospital. The victim’s identity has not been released.
Assistant Chief Patricia Cantu of HPD stated that passersby tried to aid the victim and apprehend the hit-and-run driver, described as a Hispanic male.
Houston police, now armed with the vehicle’s license plate details, urge anyone with information to come forward.