EDEN, Md. (AP) — State and federal agencies are investigating an accident at a Somerset County ravine that killed a dump truck driver.
Maryland State Police on Tuesday identified the driver as Kenneth Jacob Beasley, 73, of Princess Anne. Troopers say he was killed Monday afternoon when the dump truck he was driving overturned in a ravine at Reynolds Excavating in Eden. Police say the dump truck was empty when it overturned.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat Prompts Alert Day Saturday
Beasley was pronounced dead at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. His body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.READ MORE: Baltimore Police Stepping Up Deployment On Fourth Of July Weekend, Commissioner Says
The Maryland Safety and Health Administration, OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration are investigating the accident.MORE NEWS: State Police Expand Traffic Enforcement On I-83 In Baltimore City
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