Worker crushed in equipment accident on Nashville jobsite

Updated Sep 29, 2015

hard hat fallen in dirtA worker near Nashville was killed recently when he was crushed in an equipment accident.

According to a report from WSMV TV, 44-year-old Arnold Russell was killed September 21 while operating “a piece of equipment that sorts block” on a jobsite in Antioch.

Police tell the station Russell was apparently leaning over a “danger zone,” and was crushed “as it was pushing the block to the next conveyor belt.”

Co-workers attempted to administer CPR but Russell died at the scene, the station reports.