Man in Iowa killed after being pinned by bulldozer

Published On: Dec 11 2012 12:32:24 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 11 2012 12:32:17 PM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -

Authorities say a construction worker in Davenport has been killed after becoming trapped underneath a bulldozer.

The Quad City-Times reports police and fire officials removed the man Tuesday morning from the work site near a Lowe's store. The accident briefly closed nearby traffic.

The newspaper reports the man was operating the machinery when it tipped over and he became trapped underneath.

Police have not released the man's name.