A tractor-trailer truck hit a pick up truck killing 3 of the occupants and injuring 5 other people Tuesday early morning. 51 year old Henry Walker, his 21 year old son Khalil and 3 other workers were driving from Pennsylvannia on their way to a construction job in the Hamptons. As they were driving on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Webster Ave, a tractor-trailer truck stopped abruptly in front of them. Henry Walker who was driving was able to stop just behind the truck. Unfortunately another tractor-trailer just behind them wasn’t able to stop on time. He slammed into the pick up truck killing the dad, the son and one of the workers. 5 other people were injured in the crash.
Henry was a contractor from Tonyhanna, PA and his son was a communication student at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. He was working with his dad to make extra money to study in Japan. They left behind their devastated mother Sandy Walker. The family had just lost a daughter to diabetes last April.
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