Man dies after being run over by friend driving truck in Covington
COVINGTON - Police say a 67-year-old man has died after being run over by a pickup truck in a Walmart parking lot in Covington.
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that Donald Wilburn Leavelle rode along in a friend's truck to the grocery store on Thursday afternoon.
The friend, who police did not name, drove to the store entrance so Leavelle would not have far to walk.
Authorities say Leavelle exited the truck but then walked back toward it. The driver did not realize where Leavelle was and began moving, striking Leavelle who then fell under the vehicle.
Leavelle was taken to a hospital and later died.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Thursday 9-21 afternoon weather
District attorney announces security bump at LSU home games
GoFundMe started in Donald Smart's honor
Surveillance video shows man stealing equipment intended for disabled children's fundraiser
Former BREC commissioner fatally shot outside home; Possibly connected to other shootings