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Construction worker killed in Crawford | KRVN Radio

Construction worker killed in Crawford

A worker on the Highway 20 paving project between Crawford and Whitney was killed Tuesday morning about 9:15 by a construction truck inside the Crawford city limits.

Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug says the worker has been identified as 47-year-old Paulino Fonseca-Ramirez. He says cause of death as blunt force trauma after a being run over by a construction vehicle.

Both Fonseca-Ramirez and the unidentified driver were employees of Werner Construction, who has the $3.9 million contract for the project that includes bridge repair, milling the existing pavement, and laying down new asphalt paving.

Haug says the investigation is ongoing.

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