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Construction worker struck, killed by falling bulldozer bucket in Bronx

Posted at 5:20 PM, Jul 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-13 17:20:11-04

SOUTH BRONX — A construction worker was killed while working in the South Bronx Saturday when a bulldozer bucket fell on him, according to police.

The man, 47, was working at a recycling plant at 475 Exterior Street, attempting to weld an excavator bucket to a bulldozer when the bucket fell on him, causing severe trauma, officials said.

He was pronounced dead on the scene. The medical examiner will determine a cause of death.