Police: Construction worker dies after being struck by dump truck

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A worker at an Orange County construction site died on Monday after being struck by a dump truck, police said.

The Orlando Police Department said that at about 9:20 a.m. Monday, they received a call about a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. When officers arrived at the scene, they determined the incident occurred at an active construction site, where land is being cleared.

They said that during the ongoing work, a construction worker, who was on foot, was struck by a dump truck. The construction worker was pronounced deceased by the Orlando Fire Department at the scene.

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An investigation is underway, the police department confirmed.

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