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Police: Construction worker run over, killed by bulldozer

December 10, 2018

SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a 61-year-old man was killed when he was run over by a bulldozer at a construction site.

Scituate police and fire officials say they were called to a construction site Friday afternoon for a construction accident involving a bulldozer. Officials say they found John Medeiros dead at the scene.

Police say the North Attleborough man was working near the bulldozer when it backed up and ran him over.

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is conducting a review to determine whether all workplace safety requirements were being followed.

Local and state police are also investigating.

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