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Deputies investigate death in apparent industrial accident

Deputies investigate death in apparent industrial accident

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Pinellas deputies are on scene at the county dump located at 3001 110th Avenue North in St. Petersburg, responding to a situation in which a man became entrapped under a dump truck.

Preliminary details, according to investigators, is that the man was dumping the trash from his truck at this location, when deputies said the bed of the truck became stuck in the open position. Deputies say as he tried to repair the problem the bed came down and entrapped him between the frame of the truck and the bed.

Next of kin has not yet been notified, officials said.    

 

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