Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Construction worker killed after he was run over by excavator at home construction site in Carrollton, Texas.

Police say a construction worker was killed when he was run over by a piece of equipment Monday afternoon in Carrollton, Texas.

It happened at about 2 p.m. at a construction site at Old Denton Road and Windhaven Parkway at what used to be the Nickels and Dimes Ranch, according to officers.

Someone was operating a piece of construction equipment when they accidentally ran over another worker.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, died at the scene.

Officers say it wasn't intentional and no charges have been filed. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate.


CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A man was killed at a construction site in Carrollton Monday around 2:00 p.m. where new homes are being built off Old Denton Road and Windhaven.

Carrollton Police said the victim was run over by heavy construction equipment.

No criminal charges will be filed, but OSHA has been notified, according to the police department.