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Hendersonville Police investigating after sanitation worker killed in fatal garbage truck accident

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a path with trees on the side of a road: A look at the area in Hendersonville where where a City of Hendersonville Public Works employee tragically died after being run over Friday. © (Source: FOX Carolina) A look at the area in Hendersonville where where a City of Hendersonville Public Works employee tragically died after being run over Friday.

Hendersonville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Friday, February 14, the Hendersonville Police Department said they were investigating a traffic fatality involving a public works employee and a garbage truck.

According to officers, it happened around 8:42 a.m. along Shadywood Lane and Pineland Road in Hendersonville.

Tuesday, February 18, Hendersonville Communications Manager Allison Nock said the 27-year-old victim, identified as Joshua Hensley, had been an Environmental Services Worker with the Public Works Department since 2014.

a sign on the side of a road: Hendersonville dump truck crash scene (Feb. 14, 2020/ FOX Carolina) © Provided by WHNS Greenville Hendersonville dump truck crash scene (Feb. 14, 2020/ FOX Carolina)

We'll update as police release more information into the investigation.

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