CLARKE COUNTY, Ga. - A 27-year-old construction worker in Clarke County died after police said an asphalt truck moving in reverse struck him.
Athens-Clarke County police said 27-year-old Chatsworth man Dustin Jenkins was severely injured while painting a roadway on Wednesday morning and died at a local hospital.
The construction site was near Tallassee Road and Westchester Drive, police said.
Police said he had his back to a truck that was backing down a road under construction.
Authorities said the truck, driven by a 50-year-old man, struck Jenkins.
Jenkins was rushed to a hospital where he died. Police notified his family.
The crash is under investigation and police did not disclose any charges against the truck driver.
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