Truck backs over and kills TX DOT worker

UNDATED (KSLA) - Texas DPS is working a fatal accident involving a Texas Department of Transportation worker.

The accident happened earlier this afternoon on the eastbound outside lane of Interstate 20, southwest of Marshall.

According to Texas DOT, 60 year-old Tony Overhultz was fatally injured when a truck carrying asphalt materials backed over him.

The truck was operated by an employee of Madden Construction Company of Minden, contractor for the job.

Overhultz was a job inspector for Texas DOT working on a project at the time.  He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body taken to Downs Funeral Home in Marshall.