The garbage truck was crossing the train tracks at N. Felix Street when a train approached.
At approximately 8:15 a.m., on Friday, August 24, an accident occurred between a train and garbage truck, resulting in a fatality. City of Gonzales Police, Fire and EMS were on scene. The garbage truck was crossing the train tracks at N. Felix Street when a train approached. Due to reasons still under investigation, the garbage truck was hit, and the driver, Willie Hall, 55 years of age, from Baker, was killed on impact. N. Felix is still closed at the train tracks, but drivers can use the crossings at Purpera and Coolidge. Contributed by the City of Gonzales