Fort Worth

Fatal Construction Accident in Fort Worth

A man was killed while trying to free a pickup truck stuck in the mud at a North Fort Worth construction site, authorities said Thursday morning.[[383269841,R]]

Paramedics with MedStar were called to the 9900 block of Berkshire Lake Boulevard at about 7:45 a.m.

According to Daniel Segura, Fort Worth city spokesman, the man had been trying to attach the pickup truck to a tractor and asked someone to turn on the truck's engine. The truck got traction and ran over the man, pinning him underneath it.

The worker, who was not identified, was pronounced dead on the scene.

No further information was released.

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