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Construction Worker Hit, Killed by Vehicle in Bradford County, Florida


April 28, 2019

BRADFORD COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news report posted at ocala.com, a construction worker was hit and killed by a vehicle in Bradford County, Florida. The news report states that the vehicle involved was a dump truck, and the accident took place inside of a construction zone.* 

The crash took place in the afternoon on April 17 on State Road 223 in Bradford County. Florida Highway Patrol and the Ocala StarBanner state that a construction worker was on site at a construction project on State Road 223 and the Starke Bypass. At about 1:30 p.m., a dump truck at the site was reversing and backed into the worker.

The news report from the Ocala StarBanner states that the worker was standing behind the dump truck. The circumstances of the accident are not completely clear, and Troopers did not say what might have caused the collision. The company affiliated with the dump truck was not named in the news report. 

The Ocala StarBanner reports that the construction worker sustained fatal injuries. He was identified as a 27-year-old man from Williston, Florida. The name of his employer was not included in the report. 

The dump truck driver was identified by officials as a 66-year-old man from Ocala, Florida. It does not appear that he was injured in the collision. No other injuries were reported. 

Florida Highway Patrol is handling the investigation of the accident. At the time the news report was posted to the website for the Ocala StarBanner, Troopers said that no charges had currently been filed. 

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Source:https://www.ocala.com/news/20190423/williston-man-killed-in-starke-accident

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