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Construction worker killed in truck accident at King Middle School

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

A construction worker was killed on the job at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Tuesday afternoon, a Berkeley school district spokesman said.

The worker, part of a crew contracted by the Berkeley Unified School District, was rebuilding a running track at the middle school, located at 1781 Rose St.

He was struck and killed by a truck at about 12:30 p.m., school district spokesman Mark Coplan said.

The school opens Wednesday, he said.

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