Worker dies after ran over by own road roller

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A worker died in a worksite accident in Nago on Tuesday.

This is same type of a road roller involved in the accident.

According to Nago Police, Kouji Miyagi, a 58-year-old construction worker, was operating a road roller at a construction site in Yofuke, Nago City, Tuesday afternoon. He was backing the roller when for an unknown reason he fell from his driver’s seat and was ran over by the machine.

Miyagi was taken to a hospital, but he died three hours later.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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