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Trash truck driver runs over, kills co-worker collecting garbage in Mt. Airy

Posted: 1:34 PM, Sep 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-11 08:52:24-04
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MT. AIRY, MD — A garbage collector was run over and killed by his co-worker Saturday in Mt. Airy, according to deputies.

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office says it happened just before 6:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of Pullman Court.

Deputies responded to the location for reports of a pedestrian hit, and found 54-year-old Brian Keith Hawkins of Frederick who died on scene.

Hawkins was working for J & J Trash Service when he was struck by his co-worker, who was driving a garbage truck in the neighborhood that morning.

The Sheriff's Crash Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate what caused the incident.