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Construction worker killed after being struck by backhoe in Clearwater

Posted: 12:04 PM, Sep 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-10 18:12:50-04
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CLEARWATER, Fla. — A construction worker was killed after being struck by a backhoe Tuesday morning.

The Clearwater Police Department said the fatal construction accident happened in the 1800 block of Virginia Avenue.


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Officers said the construction worker was working on the site of a new town home development when he was struck.

The worker was identified as Paul Russo, 37, of New Port Richey.

The investigation is ongoing.

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