CLEARWATER, Fla. — A construction worker was killed Tuesday morning when a backhoe operator struck the worker, according to Clearwater police.
The accident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. on land being cleared for a townhome development, located at 1895 Virginia Avenue.
Worker killed by backhoe at Dunedin construction site
CLEARWATER, Fla. (FOX 13) – Clearwater police say a construction worker was killed in an apparent worksite accident in Dunedin this morning.
The scene is in the 1800 block of Virginia Avenue, not far from Keene and Main Street in Dunedin. According to police, the as-yet-unnamed worker was struck by a backhoe at the site of a townhome development.
Editor's note: This version of the story has been updated to reflect the location of the accident as being in Dunedin, not Clearwater.