HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities confirm a Hendersonville sanitation worker has died after being hit by a city garbage truck Friday morning, WLOS reports.
Crews were dispatched to the intersection of Pineland Road and Shadywood Lane just after 8:30 a.m.
Neighbors said first heard yelling at around 8:45 a.m. and thought it was children playing outside.
City officials say the trash truck accidentally ran over the city sanitation worker. The worker died from his injuries.
Next of kin notifications are being made. No other information is available at this time.