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Man found deceased after being pinned between vehicle and front-end loader in Ellicott City

Posted: 9:44 PM, Aug 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-09 21:44:38-04
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ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — A 30-year-old man was found dead after being pinned between a vehicle and a front-end loader in Ellicott City Friday afternoon.

Howard County Police say William James Harkins was discovered by a worker at a nearby business. Upon preliminary investigation, they believe Harkins was attempting to load a container into a truck from the front-end loader when he became pinned.

Harkins worked for Maryland Landscape Supply. No one else was involved in the incident and there are no preliminary indications of foul play.

The investigation is ongoing.