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Man dies in bulldozer accident

Posted at 3:04 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 15:07:31-04

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police said that a man died Monday after a bulldozer accident.

Just after 6 p.m., they received the call about the accident in the Sycamore Hollow area near Prestonsburg.

Troopers determined 70-year-old Larry Blackburn, of Prestonsburg, was operating a dozer and had fallen off the machine as it rolled forward. He was pinned underneath, causing his death.

Blackburn was pronounced dead at the scene.