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: Irvine Man, 67, Killed In Solo-Vehicle Crash In Tustin
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: LA To Offer Appointment-Free COVID-19 Vaccines At City-Run Sites
The accident is being investigated by Cal/OSHA, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office and the California Highway Patrol.MORE NEWS: Flower Shortage Drives Up Costs This Mother's Day
The road repaving project will also be delayed until further notice.