Wednesday, 28 March 2012 09:18

Construction Worker Killed At Job Site

A Barberton man is dead following an industrial accident in Kent.

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office reports that Russell Hirschfelt, 49, was crushed between a backhoe and a stack of concrete slabs.

It happened at a construction site on Erie Street Tuesday morning. Hirschfelt was taken to Akron City Hospital and died about 7 or 8 hours later. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

Kent firefighters are also investigating.

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