A worker doing construction near a Delaware County middle school was killed in an accident involving a road roller Wednesday morning.
Crews were doing work for a Ridley Park Borough project when something went wrong and a contractor was killed by the road roller around 9:30 a.m., Ridley Park Police Department Chief Robert Frazier said.
The cause or exact nature of the accident was not immediately clear, but NBC10 helicopter video showed the roller stopped near a baseball field adjacent to Ridley Park Middle School. Police officers and workers could also be seen near the baseball field.
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The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office’s criminal investigation division was assisting in the investigation, Frazier said.