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Police Investigate Fatal Paving Roller Accident

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SALEM TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — One person is dead after a work-related accident in Westmoreland County.

It happened at Export Fuel Company on York Lane in Export, Salem Township, at about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim, Robert Buskey, Jr., 55, of Loyalhanna Township, was performing maintenance on a paving roller when it lurched forward and pinned him to the ground.

Buskey died at the scene. The manner and cause of death are pending the results of an autopsy.

Stay with KDKA for the latest developments.

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