An worker was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a co-worker Monday night at Ferebee Asphalt in Concord, according to police.

Concord police said 67-year-old William Thomas Downer, from Charlotte, was struck on the property on 540 MRN Drive NW shortly before midnight. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the incident was accidental.

Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were contacted, police said.

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