Construction worker killed in accident in South Lyon

SOUTH LYON, Mich. - South Lyon police say a construction worker was killed in a crash on Wednesday morning.

According to police, the accident happened at Pontiac Trail at 11 Mile.

We're told the victim is a 20-year-old Detroit man. He was backed over by a dump truck that was carrying asphalt.

A driver was getting read to load asphalt into a paving machine when the machine backed up and ran him over. At the time, crews were redoing the asphalt along Pontiac Trail between 11 Mile and Silver Lake Rd.

We're told that crews worked on him for awhile but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

They also say to expect long delays in addition to construction in the area as the intersection is closed.

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