PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - We have new details about the New Year's Eve tragedy that happened in east Alabama.
It is believed that 29 year old Legary Antley Jr., of Smiths Station was working on a dump truck in the raised position yesterday around 4:20 p.m. At some point, the hydraulics failed and the dump body fell, crushing and killing Antley.
The accident happened off Summerville Road on Lee Road 315.
Neighbors who live near the scene of the accident were shaken by the deadly incident.
Antley suffered massive crushing chest injuries and was killed instantly. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.