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Workers Attempted to Save Man Crushed by Concrete Slab

A falling slab of concrete crushed a construction worker to death at the future site of a FedEx distribution center.

October 14, 2015

A falling slab of concrete crushed a construction worker to death at the future site of a FedEx distribution center, reports NBC San Diego.

Other members of the crew attempted to save the man by using a telehandler to lift the concrete slab off of him, but he was later declared dead at the scene.

According to NBC, work is suspended at the site while OSHA investigates. 

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