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Dump truck driver fatally plunges hundreds of feet into water pit on the job

Posted on AllSides September 14th, 2023
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A dump truck driver fatally plunged hundreds of feet into a water-filled rock pit in Indiana Tuesday after his several-ton vehicle slipped near the edge of a quarry site, according to officials. The unidentified worker’s body was found by divers Wednesday morning at least 20 feet below the surface in rural Crawford County, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said in a news release. The Multzer Crushed Stone Inc. employee was driving the massive dump truck near the cliff before it went over the edge around 2 p.m. Tuesday, the...

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