Worker killed after front-end loader became buried in sand

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (WWLP) – A worker has died following a construction accident in southeastern Massachusetts Tuesday afternoon.

Plymouth firefighters told NBC affiliate WHDH-TV that the worker was moving sand at a sand pit on Hedges Pond Road, when sand came down on the front-end loader, which then rolled over.

Rescue crews went to try to save the trapped worker, but sources told WHDH that the worker did not survive the accident.

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