Construction Worker Dead In Heavy Machinery Accident

Posted at 7:51 AM, Jul 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-20 07:51:59-04

COVINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is dead after an accident at a construction site in Northern Kentucky.

It happened around 2 p.m. Thursday in Covington.

Authorities say the person was operating heavy excavating machinery when the accident happened, but the specifics have not been released.

A spokesperson for Fischer Homes said the person was a contractor working on land where the company would be building, but the victim’s name has not been released.

No one else was hurt.