Construction worker dies after entrapment while working

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a worker has died while working on a construction project in Shelby County.

Mickey Keaton, a spokesman for the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, said the construction worker died Saturday at the site where a new bridge is being built.

Keaton says early reports indicate that the worker became trapped between two pieces of equipment while working on the bridge.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of the family. The sheriff’s office is investigating the death.

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