FORT WORTH, Texas (TNZT) – A furniture delivery driver has died after falling or jumping from the back of a truck during what police are investigating as a carjacking in Fort Worth.
Police received the call just after 11 a.m. Friday at the 3600 block of Reed Street, just off Highway 287 in southeast Fort Worth.
When police arrived, they found the victim dead on the street a few blocks from his van.
Police have not yet said how the victim died, but are investigating whether it was a carjacking.
The man worked for a Lewisville franchise owned by Canales Furniture of Arlington.
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 passing of our colleague and friend, who passed away today. We will miss him more than words. He was not only our collaborator, but was part of the families that complete Canales Furniture. We ask that you pray with us for the peace of his soul. May God give his family the strength to cope with this tremendous loss .”