Worker killed during construction project in Florida

December 28, 2017

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A man has died while operating heavy equipment at a construction site in Florida.

Pinellas Park police officials said in a news release that the man became trapped between the equipment and a door frame as he worked on a building near St. Petersburg on Thursday morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating and preliminary indications are that the incident was an accident.

The man’s name has not been released because his next-of-kin has not been notified.

No further details were immediately available.

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