At 3:17 this morning MCSO Dispatch received a report of a one vehicle accident involving a 18-wheeler on IH-45 south of Cavalry Road. It was reported to have had no injuries. Units responded to the scene and found the vehicle, 2005 Kenworth Tractor and trailer on its side in the ditch but the driver could not be located. Responding units checked the cab of the truck and located the driver deceased in sleeper on the passenger side.
MCSO Major Crimes Detectives were notified and responded. At the conclusion of the investigation on scene the driver was identified as Lucian Hudson, 62 from Ennis Texas. Hudson was found to have one gunshot wound to the head. No witnesses were located related to the wreck or the shooting.
Judge Spikes was notified and ordered an autopsy. The decedent was transported to the Montgomery County Forensic Services Department for autopsy. The case is being investigated as a suicide.