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Worker killed in Sanpete Co. construction accident

Posted at 4:10 PM, Apr 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-11 18:10:30-04

MT. PLEASANT, Utah – One person is dead after a construction accident in Sanpete County.

The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a truck was killed at around 9 a.m. Thursday when his truck stalled while pulling a piece of heavy equipment uphill.

Deputies say that when the truck started rolling backwards, the man jumped out and was run over. A passenger in the truck did the same thing, but was not hurt.

The name of the deceased worker has not been released.