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Worker killed in accident while paving street on SIUE campus

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A worker was killed in an accident on the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) campus Thursday afternoon.

A SIUE spokesperson said crews from Keller Construction were repaving Stadium Drive around 3:30 p.m., when the incident occurred. 

According to the spokesperson, as crews were compacting gravel for the road, the compacting machine went out of control and struck the worker. The worker was thrown into a nearby ditch.

The worker was fatally injured. Other details were not immediately known.

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