Coroner identifies construction worker killed in Hamilton workplace accident

Coroner identifies construction worker killed in Hamilton workplace accident
A construction worker was struck and killed Wednesday morning on Eaton Avenue in front of Wilson Middle School in Hamilton, according to police. (Source: WXIX)

HAMILTON, Ohio (FOX19) - A construction worker was killed in a workplace accident in Hamilton Wednesday morning, police said.

A construction truck struck the worker on Eaton Avenue in front of Wilson Middle School about 7 a.m., according to Officer Richard Burkhardt, police spokesman. Crews were removing railroad tracks in the area this week.

The Butler County coroner identified the worker as 48-year-old Timothy Adkins.

Federal officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are investigating.

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