Worker killed at construction site in Port Royal

Published: Nov. 14, 2023 at 2:53 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2023 at 10:16 AM EST
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PORT ROYAL, S.C. (WTOC) - A worker was killed at a construction site in Port Royal on Tuesday.

According to the Beaufort County coroner, 21-year-old George Rundell, from St. Petersburg, Fla. was pronounced dead around 11:20 a.m. at Beaufort Memorial.

The Port Royal Police Department said officers were flagged down and directed to the construction site on Paris Avenue.

The police department said the worker had been struck and pinned by a large steel concrete form. Preliminary evidence revealed that the steel form became unstable, fell and pinned the worker.

At this time, no foul play is suspected.