Truck Driver Suspected Of Suicide After Found Shot In The Head
Port Neches, Texas – Authorities suspect a truck driver took his own life on Friday after loading his truck while at the Huntsman Corporation’s Port Neches chemical plant.
Jefferson County investigators said a contract truck driver from Harris County was last seen loading his truck at about 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Justice of the Peace Brad Burnett said that after the truck sat idle for a while, workers approached the vehicle to check on the driver.
The driver was discovered at the rear of the cab with a single gunshot wound to the head, according to Burnett.
A gun was also found on the floor of the cab.
Burnett said he has ordered an autopsy.
We will continue to monitor any new developments.