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Man killed after falling off dump truck


One man has been killed after falling off a dump truck.

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter says it happened on Hwy. W and Hwy. 77 near Oran Monday morning.

Walter says a contractor doing asphalt work climbed up onto his dump truck on the side of the road, slipped off the truck, fell into the road, and hit his head on the ground.

An ambulance and air-evac were called to the scene.  Paramedics worked to save the man, but he died at the scene.

Police are not releasing his name until notification of family.

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