REDLANDS (CBSLA) — A man was killed Tuesday in an accident while working on a road paving project for the city of Redlands.
The 41-year-old San Bernardino man had been part of a construction crew from Matich Corporation was working on a road paving project near the intersection of Garden Street and Franklin Avenue. His name has not been released by the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.READ MORE: 4 People Shot At Willowbrook Metro Station, 3 Of Those Critically Injured
The man had been working on Garden Street in a blind spot behind a loaded gravel truck when the truck backed over him, according to Redlands City spokesman Carl Baker. He was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Thousands Participate In 'More Than Pink' Walk Raising Awareness, Funds In Fight Against Breast Cancer
The accident is being investigated by Cal/OSHA, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office and the California Highway Patrol.MORE NEWS: Princess Launches First Cruise Ship Since Start Of Pandemic Out Of LA Port
The road repaving project will also be delayed until further notice.