Construction Worker Killed on the Job in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY– A man was killed on Friday afternoon while working a construction job on I-64 in Raleigh County.

West Virginia State Police tell WOAY Inocente Garcia from Houston, Texas was killed after another worker accidentally backed over him with his service truck.

Garcia was taken to Raleigh General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The incident happened around 1 PM in the east bound lanes of I-64 at the 128 mile marker.

No charges have been filed.

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