KINABATANGAN- A construction worker was killed when the excavator he was operating slid and fell into a ravine in the Gunung Rara forest area at Tongod here.
In the incident three days ago, Albert Albarico, 29, sustained serious injuries and was pinned to his seat.
District police chief Superintendent A Sahak Rahmat said Albert is believed to have been carrying out excavation work when his heavy vehicle slid from its position.
“In the 3.05pm incident, the operating excavator fell into a ravine, trapping the victim.
“Rescuers pulled the victim out and he was rushes to the Tawau Hospital. He was pronounced dead on the way,” Sahak added. -NST