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Man dead after being pinned between trucks at Peoria construction site

Posted at 7:20 AM, Nov 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-13 18:20:12-05

Officials are investigating after a man was pinned between trucks at a construction site in Peoria.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. near 75th and Olive avenues on Monday. 

Peoria police said 50-year-old Arturo Perez was transported to the hospital where he passed away from his injuries. 

Preliminary information from the scene indicates Perez was conducting a pre-trip check between two trucks when one of the trucks rolled backwards, pinning him between the two trucks. 

Another driver saw the incident happen and immediately moved the truck to free Perez. 

Peoria police is still investigating the incident. At this time, impairment does not appear to be factor and no foul play is suspected. 

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