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Worker Killed At Tyler Construction Site

The accident happened around 10:30 Monday morning, just south of Highway 64 East at Bascom and Old Omen Road. Police say 23-year-old Derrick Richmond was working on a bulldozer when it flipped over. He was thrown underneath and the machine fell on top of him. Richmond was pronounced dead at the scene. He was employed by Wilkins Contracting Company of Tyler which is contracted by the City of Tyler to work on a drainage system. O.S.H.A. is investigating the incident.

Christine Nelson reporting.

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