STATESVILLE, NC (FOX 46) - A man has been killed following a construction site accident Friday in Statesville, authorities said.
The incident happened Friday, July 28 at a residence located in the 1200 block of Old Mountain Road.
Those on scene tell FOX 46 Charlotte the man who died was pinned underneath a backhoe and the owner of the property narrowly escaped.
Man on accident scene says man who died is pinned underneath backhoe, owner of property narrowly escaped, his friend was killed— Robin Kanady (@RobinFox46) July 28, 2017
Statesville police and EMS remain on scene.
"I'm not sure what construction's going on down there,but no one deserves to get hurt like that."-Statesvilleneighbor pic.twitter.com/DaK9HjpMMk— Robin Kanady (@RobinFox46) July 28, 2017