Highway worker killed in Edinburg
Posted at: 10/08/2013 5:39 PM
By: WNYT Staff
An employee of the town of Edinburg Highway Department is dead.
The town supervisor is calling it "a horrible, tragic accident".
State Police say 69-year-old Richard Laport was run over by a pickup truck on King Road, Tuesday morning.
Town highway superintendent Wayne Seelow was driving the pickup.
Troopers say Seelow was packing down dirt along the shoulder of the road and did not realize Laport was behind his truck.