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Worker Killed at Durham Grading Business Identified

Posted February 14, 2008

— A worker was killed Thursday morning in a construction accident, police said.

Michael Wayne Paul Jr. 36, of 1015 Climbing Rose Turn in Cary, was crushed between a truck and a construction trailer at Brinley's Grading Services Inc., at 819 Ellis Road, police said. The accident happened shortly before 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

The Durham Police Department and the state Occupational Safety and Health Division were investigating the incident.


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  • diveyrround Feb 14, 2008

    Shine....this was someone's valued employee and someone's son. Please be considerate, it is news and important to the community, with regards to paying attention to workplace safety.

  • cuteboyd Feb 14, 2008

    What's up with these short news briefs. Why not wait until you get more details and then call it news?

  • shine Feb 14, 2008

    Would we consider this news?