CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a construction worker has died in Florida after being struck by a backhoe.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that the man died Tuesday morning in Clearwater.
Police say the man was part of a crew that had been clearing land for a town home development.
Dunedin Fire Rescue paramedics pronounced the worker dead at the scene. Authorities haven't released the worker's identity, pending the notification of the worker's family.