Investigation Ongoing After Trucker Found Dead at Truck Stop

Hesperia, CA – An investigation is ongoing after a trucker was found dead inside of of his semi-truck at a truck stop in Hesperia, California last Sunday night.

According to the Hesperia Police Department (HPD), at approximately 9:34 p.m. deputies discovered a truck driver who was deceased inside of his rig at a Pilot Travel Center located in the 8700 block of US Highway 395.

Officials say the driver’s employer contacted authorities and asked for a welfare check to be conducted after the trucker had not been heard from in two days.


The identity of the trucker is being withheld at this time.

Officials have confirmed an autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.

However, investigators have not yet indicated if foul play is suspected.

Transportation Nation Network has reached out to a spokesman for HPD and will bring you any new developments in the ongoing investigation.

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