Man dies after falling out of bed of moving pickup in Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas – A man was killed after he fell out of the bed of a pickup truck in Baytown Tuesday night.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at 8:30 p.m. on Sjolander near East Cedar Bayou Lynchburg.

At that time, a man and a woman in a pickup truck were north on Sjolander with the woman driving and the man riding in the bed of the truck, deputies said.

Deputies said the man was apparently holding onto a kids’ small swimming pool in the back. The pool apparently slipped and fell out. 

The man tried to reach for it and fell out of the pickup truck, hitting his head on the road. Deputies said he died at the scene. 

Deputies said that no charges are expected, and that it was just an unfortunate accident.  


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