UPDATED: 1 Dead, 1 Injured in Construction Accident
Location near Rudolph Gordon Elementary School
The worker killed has been identified as Pedro Alberto Miguel Perez, 28 of Greenville. Perez and the other person injured were working for Payne, McGinn & Cummins, Inc. General Contractors.
UPDATED 3:22 p.m.
According to WYFF, Greenville County Chief Deputy Coroner Mike Ellis, the man killed this morning at a job site was crushed to death by a piece of equipment while in a 16-foot trench digging for a water line. The worker was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:26 a.m.
A second worker was caught under the equipment but suruvived and was taken to a local hospital in undetermined condition.
A Travelers Reat-based company, Payne, McGinn & Cummins, Inc. General Contractors, is believed to be involved in the project, but it could not be confirmed whether the workers involved in the incident were employees of the company.
WYFF is reporting that at least one person has been killed and another injured at a job site near Rudolph Gordon Elementary School in Simpsonville.
Patch will update the story as more details become available.