Coroner: Worker dies in accident at quarry

Coroner: Worker dies in accident at quarry
(Source: Raycom Media)

CORD, AR (KAIT) - One man died Monday in an accident involving a heavy piece of construction equipment.

Independence County Coroner Wesley Gay said it happened at a quarry along Arkansas Highway 25 in Cord.

Gay tells the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that 62-year-old Billy Cude died when a piece of equipment used to move rocks fell on him and pinned him underneath.

Cude was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gay said the incident remains under investigation.

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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