Worker run over by street sweeper in St. Petersburg

A worker was run over by a street sweeper and seriously injured on Thursday in St. Petersburg.
According to St. Petersburg police, 54-year-old Mark Tucker of Tarpon Springs attempted to get on the sweeper in the area of Jefferson Circle SE and 4th Street North when it began to move.  Tucker fell and the sweeper rolled over him.
He was transported to Bayfront Medical Center with critical injuries to his upper body.  
The accident remains under investigation.


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