Va. Worker Dies After Getting Trapped in Asphalt Mixer

February 1, 2011

Hampton police say a man died after getting trapped in an asphalt mixer.

Cpl. Jason Price says in incident occurred about 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Branscome asphalt facility. The Virginian-Pilot reports that police identified the victim as 56-year-old Francisco Alvino of Virginia Beach.

A company official told that the victim had been with Branscome for about 10 years.

Price said the investigation will likely be turned over to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.

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