Man wrapped in plastic killed by truck

The 2400 block of Pulgas Avenue is indicated in red
The 2400 block of Pulgas Avenue is indicated in red

By the Daily Post staff

A homeless man wrapped in plastic was run over by a truck early this morning on Pulgas Avenue in East Palo Alto, police said.

The 47-year-old man has not yet been identified.

At 6:55 a.m., police went to the 2400 block of Pulgas on a report of a man down in the street. Police said a preliminary investigation showed that a 47-year-old
man was wrapped in plastic and towels and sleeping on an abandoned mattress on Pulgas Avenue when a truck ran over him.

The truck hit the man at 6:35 a.m. and he died where he was hit, a statement from Lt. Jeff Liu said.

Police said they have located the truck involved in the man’s death and they are investigating the death as a traffic accident.

 

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