HIGH POINT, N.C. – Police in North Carolina say a homeless man sleeping under a truck was killed when the vehicle ran over him in a grocery store parking lot.
High Point Police identified the victim as 38-year-old Michael Landon Jacobs.
The department said in a statement that Jacobs was sheltering under the truck to escape heavy rains Monday morning. A witness reported the accident and said the person behind the wheel had driven away.
The statement says police found Jacobs lying under blankets in a “sleeping position” with a severe head injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police located the driver and said they don’t expect to file charges.