Public Works worker trapped by backhoe

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A Covington Public Works worker is recovering in the hospital after being trapped by a backhoe.

The worker was loading the backhoe onto the truck in Devou Park around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon when it slid off trapping them.

We are told the worker has non-life threatening injuries and was taken to University Hospital. The worker's name has not been released.

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