Worker killed by bulldozer while working on I-94

Worker killed by bulldozer while working on I-94
Published: Mar. 1, 2022 at 2:23 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 2, 2022 at 7:35 PM EST
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BLACKMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - The Michigan Department of Transportation has confirmed that a man was killed Tuesday while working on a construction project on I-94, just north of Jackson.

According to authorities, the Blackman-Leoni Department of Public Safety responded just after 9:30 a.m. to an area near the intersection of Shirley Drive and Clark Street, where crews were working on the ramp from westbound I-94 to northbound U.S.-127. Police said a 35-year-old resident of Albion Township, identified as Randy Gerald Elliot, had been run over by a bulldozer.

Elliot was declared dead at the scene. Authorities said the driver of the bulldozer and the deceased were both employees of Dan’s Excavating and were working on I-94.

Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified of the incident.

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