FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A furniture delivery driver has died after he fell or jumped from the back of a truck during what police are investigating as a carjacking in Fort Worth.
Police got the call just after 11 a.m. on Friday in the 3600 block of Reed Street, just off Highway 287 in southeast Fort Worth.
When police arrived, they found the victim dead in the street a couple of blocks from his delivery truck.
Police aren’t saying yet how the victim died, but they are looking at whether it involved a carjacking.
The man worked for a Lewisville franchise of Arlington-based Canales Furniture.
In a statement, the company said: “To our community, It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we regret to inform you of the death of our colleague and friend, who passed away today. We will miss him more than words can express. He was not just our co-worker but part of the families who complete Canales Furniture. We are asking you to join us in prayer for the peace of his soul. May God give strength to his family members to cope with this huge loss.”