ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A construction supervisor was killed in an accident in far North Arlington Thursday afternoon.
The Arlington Fire Department said it happened around 2:00 p.m. in the 4000 block of North Collins Boulevard near Blue Lake Road.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Shot To Death Outside Hurricane Harbor In Arlington
Preliminary details indicate the construction supervisor was training a co-worker on how to operate Bobcat machinery.READ MORE: Community Groups Want To Help Reduce Violent Crime In Dallas
At some point, the mechanical controls caused the bucket to strike the construction supervisor causing fatal injuries.MORE NEWS: Eye On Culture: Dallas Holocaust And Human Rights Museum Fulfilling Its Mission To Educate
Due to this being an accident at a construction worksite, the United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration was contacted.