UPDATE: Construction Worker Identified That Was Killed

UPDATE: PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – The identity of the man that was killed during a construction project has been identified.

Princeton Police says Robert Thomason, 67, of Princeton was killed when a tree fell on top of an excavator he was driving.


PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – One person is dead in a construction zone in Princeton.

Officials tell WOAY that one person was killed behind the Princeton Tower located on Stafford Drive.  A large oak tree fell on an excavator that the driver was in.

The name of the person has not been released.

Stay with WOAY NewsWatch for further updates.

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