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A road worker was killed in Ramsey Wednesday night after getting caught under the wheel of a construction semi truck.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, police, fire and EMS officials responded to reports of an unconscious man at a construction site near Armstrong Boulevard Northwest and Bunker Lake Boulevard Northwest at around 8:30 p.m.

Responders attempted lifesaving measures but were unsuccessful.

Preliminary investigation found that a construction semi truck was traveling westbound on Bunker Lake Boulevard Northwest when the man was caught under the rear wheel and run over.

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The man was reportedly a contract worker hired to repave a portion of Bunker Lake Boulevard Northwest.

The incident is still under investigation. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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