Dump Truck Backs Over Worker

AUBURN, AL (WXTX) – Auburn Assistant Police Chief,  Tommy Dawson, tells Fox 54 around 1:15 p.m. Monday, officers responded to Lee County Road 72 for an accident.

Officers learned upon arrival a dump truck driver backed over an employee working on a road asphalt project.

The victim died from his injuries. His name is not being released until the next of kin has been identified.

Both the driver of the dump truck and the victim worked for East Alabama Paving. The accident remains under investigation.

So far, no charges have been filed.