- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina labor officials say a worker at a construction site was killed when a piece of heavy equipment tipped over.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that state Occupational Safety and Health Division spokeswoman Mary Katherine Revels says the unidentified employee was working in New Bern on Monday when the “roller,” a machine used to compact soil, asphalt and other materials, tipped over.

Other news sources report the construction site is a credit union project that’s scheduled for completion in 2020.

Labor officials say the accident is under investigation.

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