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70-year-old man trapped under excavator, seriously injured

Posted on Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at 9:12 pm    

RENTON, WA – A man sustained serious injuries after being trapped under a piece of heavy construction equipment at the 2700 block of Lynnwood Avenue NE on Thursday.

According to KOMO, the accident happened around 1 p.m. at a construction site in a Renton neighborhood. A photo from the scene shows an excavator on its side. It is not clear whether the 70-year-old victim was a construction worker.

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition.

The Department of Labor & Industries is investigating this accident.

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