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Construction worker dies after becoming pinned between equipment at his home

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5:45 p.m.

TOWN OF BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The death of a construction worker at his home and place of business appears to be an accident, according to the Town of Binghamton Supervisor.

"Best we can understand he was trying to load a skid-steer onto a trailer and something went wrong and he got caught between the trailer and the skid-steer," Town Supervisor Tim Whitesell said. "He was a good friend to a lot of people and was known by everyone in Hawleyton."

The man's name has yet to be released.


12:53 p.m.

TOWN OF BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The Town of Binghamton Supervisor says a man who owns a construction company at his home died Tuesday morning after becoming pinned between machinery.

Supervisor Tim Whitesell says the man operated his construction company out of the back of his home.

Emergency crews responded to 741 Hawleyton Road around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Whitesell says the man had become pinned between two pieces of machinery and died.

The man was well-known in the Hawleyton Road area, Whitesell says. His name has not been released.


11:30 a.m.

TOWN OF BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- A construction worker who became pinned Tuesday morning has died, according to the Town of Binghamton Volunteer Fire Company.

Several emergency agencies, including New York State Police and the Broome Volunteer Emergency Squad, were called to the area of 741 Hawleyton Road.

The Broome County 911 dispatch center told 12 News around 9:40 a.m. that a worker with a construction company was pinned. Fire officials at the scene said the worker died before 11 a.m. Tuesday. 

Authorities have not released the name of the worker or the construction company.


10:30 a.m.

TOWN OF BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- Emergency agencies were called to the town of Binghamton Tuesday morning following reports that a worker with a construction company had been pinned, according to the Broome County 911 dispatch center.

It happened around 9:40 a.m. in the area of 741 Hawleyton Road. 

When 12 News arrived around 10:15 a.m., firefighters and EMS crews remained at the scene.

Authorities have not released information related to the worker's injuries.

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional details become available. 

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