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VIRGINIA BEACH -- A Newport News man was crushed to death at a construction site in Virginia Beach.

23-year-old Brandon L. Peterson died May 3 while working in the 2500 block of Quality Court.

Police say Peterson was trying to get a piece of equipment to start around 10:40 a.m.

The operator of another piece of heavy equipment backed up and didn't see Peterson, according to investigators.

OSHA is investigating.

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