Jul 29, 2023

Contracted DPW employee run over, killed by construction zone roller in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood

By CBS Baltimore Staff

Updated on: July 12, 2023 / 8:56 PM / CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE - A contracted worker for the Baltimore Department of Public Works died Wednesday afternoon after he was run over by a construction zone roller in the Hampden neighborhood.

The man was found unresponsive by police in the 3900 block of Falls Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Baltimore Mayor's Office said the contractor was working on a water main replacement project when he was killed.

"We are deeply saddened by the worksite accident that occurred today in the 3900 block of Falls Road, which resulted in the death of a worker employed by a DPW contractor on a water main replacement project," Mayor Brandon Scott said. "We extend our sincere condolences to his family, co-workers, and whole community. Safety investigations have already begun, and all parties involved are fully cooperating."

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First published on July 12, 2023 / 3:51 PM

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