Ridley Park, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Road Roller Accident on Free StLaw Pa
Ridley Park, PA (September 16, 2020) – Around 9:30 a.m. this morning, September 16, a man was killed in a fatal road roller accident in Ridley Park.
According to authorities, the accident took place at 400 Free Street around the area of the Ridley Park Middle School. The crash occurred when Construction crews were working in the area of the school while students learned at home. One worker was walking in the area when he was struck by the driver of a road roller. The pedestrian was pinned between the roller and a loading dock at the school.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the area of the accident. The worker, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Those who were working at the construction zone stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
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