Truman Grandson Killed

11/03/1997 AT 12:00 AM EST

William Wallace Daniel, 41, a grandson of President Harry S. Truman, died on Monday from injuries he suffered when a New York taxicab hit him over the weekend, reports The New York Times. The accident is under police investigation, says the paper. Daniel, a psychiatric social worker, was the son of novelist Margaret Truman Daniel, the only child of Harry and Bess Truman (who occupied the White House from 1945-53), and Clifton Daniel, the former managing editor of The New York Times, who died in February.

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