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Murrieta man run over by tractor, killed during Fontana road project

By in Press Enterprise on September 15, 2017

By Alex Groves

A Murrieta resident died when a large tractor ran him over during a road-construction project in Fontana on Wednesday, Sept. 13, police said.

Eduardo Perez Gonzalez, 51, of Murrieta, was killed in the 2 p.m. accident, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.

In an email, Fontana police Sgt. Kevin Goltara wrote that Gonzalez was killed at the site, located at Banana and Durian avenues.

Investigators from the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health and the coroner responded to the scene, he wrote.

Cal/OSHA has said it is investigating the incident.

The email didn’t specify how the incident may have happened.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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