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Sanford Construction Worker Killed By Falling Concrete Slab

Posted December 20, 2003 7:51 a.m. EST

— State and federal authorities are looking into a deadly accident that occurred Friday at the U.S. 1 construction site in Sanford.

A concrete slab fell on a man working on the Highway 421 Bypass, killing him. Troopers briefly shut down all four lanes of highway after the accident.

The state Department of Labor and OSHA are investigating.

According to investigators, work was being done on the removal of a bridge when the concrete fell.