HUDSON — Authorities released the name of a man who died early Monday after being run over by a garbage truck.
Roderick J. Nelson, 48, of Hudson, was hit as he lay in the middle of Maryland Avenue west of Triton Terrace around 4:45 a.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A garbage truck, driven by Armando Cuesta, 52, of Holiday, struck Nelson, who died at the scene.
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, troopers said. It remains under investigation.
In their crash report, troopers noted that it was dark and foggy at the time of the accident.