MADISONVILLE, TX (01/27/2017) — Marcus Harrison died following an accident involving fallen cargo on I-45 Friday morning.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) identified 59-year-old Marcus Harrison (of Buffalo, Texas) as the victim of an 18-wheeler accident that occurred on Interstate 45, about 10 miles north of Madisonville, Texas.
According to DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan, the driver of a southbound 18-wheeler lost control, left the roadway, and struck a cable barrier in the median. As the driver attempted to correct the vehicle, a large piece of equipment on his trailer fell onto the highway.
Harrison’s vehicle collided with the equipment, and DPS reports he was killed on impact.
To those affected by this accident, we offer our condolences. As details are released, we will provide updates. If you have more information regarding this tragic wreck, please leave a comment below.