Fatal Construction Accident

By: News 10 Email
By: News 10 Email

LANSING TOWNSHIP - A construction worker is dead and another beign treated at the hospital after a semi-truck tips over at the Eastwood Towne Center.

The cause of the accident is under investigation, but preliminary reports point to mechanical failure on a dump truck next to the semi.

It's believed the hydraulics system failed causing the frame to bend and crash into the other truck.

Lansing Township Police are leading the investigation. Lansing Police and the Michigan State Police are assisting.

The victim's name and age have not been released.

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